Ephedra viridis (Mormon Tea)

Botanical Name: Ephedra viridis
Common Name: Mormon Tea
Plant Type: Shrub

Sun Requirement(s): Full
Water Requirement(s): Low

Habitat(s): Desert, Grasslands, Sandy soils
Elevation: From 3000 to 6500 feet

Fall/Bloom Color(s): Yellow

Blooms from April to May

Height: 4 Feet
Width: 3 Feet


Used medicinally, soil binder, scale like leaves