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Ephedra californica
California jointfir ephedra shrubs
Ephedra californica Ephedraceae
common names
  California jointfir
  California ephedra
  desert tea
accepted scientific name
  Ephedra californica S. Watson
rules for finding collection records
  Ephedra californica (1100)
family name
Image Author: ©2012 Keir Morse
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 0.3 inches
Leaf: Whorled
Plant Observed 2nd week of October thru 1st week of August

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (52)
J. Reveal (8)
Wikimedia Commons (3)
Jay Sullivan (1)
Michael Charters (2)
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