Green Mormon Tea is an evergreen shrub, 4 ft., desert areas, Calif. to Utah, looks like leafless shrub. In many desert locations both species (E. californica and Ephedra virides) exist together. Ephedra spp. are good wildlife plants.
Ephedra viridis tolerates sand.
Ephedra viridis is great for a bird garden.
Foliage of Ephedra viridis has color white and is evergreen.
Flower of Ephedra viridis has color na.
Communities for Ephedra viridis:Great Basin Sage, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland and Yellow Pine Forest.