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|Family: Ephedraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Stem: spreading to generally erect, 0.3--2(4.5) m; uppermost bud generally conic, generally not thorn-like.
Etymology: (Greek: sitting upon, from jointed stems and/or ancient name for Equisetum, also with jointed stems)
eFlora Treatment Author: Stefanie M. Ickert-Bond
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to EphedraPrevious taxon: Ephedraceae
Next taxon: Ephedra aspera
Citation for this treatment: Stefanie M. Ickert-Bond 2016. Ephedra, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9815, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.