Ephedra nevadensis
Plants of the Southwest

Ephedra nevadensis

Mormon Tea

Mormon Tea is a slow-growing shrub (1-2 ft. x 2-4 ft.) with bright green almost leafless stems, tiny leaves and yellow male cones. Fine landscape plant and for making tea. Not hardy above 7,000 ft. Fall sow or cold stratify 1 month. Zones 5-9.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 56789


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