CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record ephedra_torreyana - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 10:43 ET b
Ephedra torreyana
common nameTorrey's Mormon-tea
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familyEphedraceae
life form evergreen shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.1
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G4G5      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (4):
Stump Spring NV (274A) 3511587, Calvada Springs (274B) 3511588, Mound Spring (297C) 3611518, Nopah Peak (298D) 3611611
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Arizona (AZ), Colorado (CO), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), Texas (TX), Utah (UT)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)/Valley bottoms, silty
blooming period May  
elevation range765 - 810 meters
notes
Discovered in CA in 2011; known in CA only from Pahrump Valley. Threatened by solar energy development. Potentially threatened by noxious weeds and vehicles. Similar to E. trifurca (and also to E. funerea when cones are not present). Not in The Jepson Manual (1993) and TJM 2. See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 14:299-300 (1879) for original description.
full nameEphedra torreyana S. Watson
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PGEPH01080
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from http://www.cnps.org/inventory

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