Patagonia Wildflowers
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Ephedra americana
Ephedra americana
ephedra shrubs
Ephedra americana Ephedraceae
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common name
accepted scientific name
  •Ephedra americana Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.
rules for finding collection records
  •Ephedra americana (74)
  •Ephedra andina authority contains Poepp (27)
  •excludeEphedra americana andina
family name
  • Ephedraceae
Image Author: ©2010 Zoya Akulova
Image License: CC BY-NC
Image Source
Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals
Flower size is about 0.35 inches
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed 2nd week of August thru end of March

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Instituto Darwinion (14)
Flora Mendocina
Alpine Garden Soc.
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base