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Ephedra distachya L.
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Ephedra distachya
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Ephedra distachya

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Ephedra distachya
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Ephedra distachya

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Diplodia ephedricola @ BPI (1)
Miridae  Camptotylidea ephedrae @ AMNH_PBI (11)

Hyoidea kerzhneri @ AMNH_PBI (17)

Hyoidea notaticeps @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Nasocoris argyrotrichus @ AMNH_PBI (10)

Voruchiella pallida @ AMNH_PBI (1)
_  Phaeosphaerella ephedrae @ BPI (1)

Wojnowicia ephedrae @ BPI (1)

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Ephedra distachya L.

General Information
Symbol: EPDI2
Group: Gymnosperm
Family: Ephedraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : L48   I
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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Gnetophyta – Mormon tea and other gnetophytes
Class Gnetopsida
Order Ephedrales
Family Ephedraceae – Mormon-tea family
Genus Ephedra L. – jointfir
Species Ephedra distachya L. – jointfir

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Ephedra distachya
Ephedra distachya
ID: 3333 3333 1007 0905 [detail]
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Ephedra distachya
Ephedra distachya
ID: 3333 3333 1007 0906 [detail]
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