Taxon: Ephedra nevadensis S. Watson

 
Genus: Ephedra
Family: Ephedraceae
Nomen number: 316662
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 14:298. 1879
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Mar-2000
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Intermt F; F CalifJep)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer) 2:433.
  • Foster, S. & C. Hobbs A field guide to Western medicinal plants and herbs. 2002 (W Med Pl Herbs)
  • Foster, S. & V. E. Tyler Tyler's honest herbal: a sensible guide to the use of herbs and related remedies, ed. 4. 1999 (Tyler Herbal)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Peirce, A. The American Pharmaceutical Association practical guide to natural medicines. 1999 (Pract Guide Nat Med)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image