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Ephedra antisyphiliticaMormon Tea
Ephedra asperaRough Jointfir 
Ephedra californicaCalifornia Joint Fir 
Ephedra coryiCory's Jointfir
Cory's Ephedra
Ephedra cutleriCutler's Joint Fir
Cutler's Mormon Tea
Ephedra funereaDeath Valley Ephedra
Death Valley Jointfir
Death Valley Mormon Tea
Funera Mormon Tea
Ephedra nevadensisNevada Jointfir
Nevada Joint-fir
Ephedra pedunculataVine Jointfir 
Ephedra torreyanaTorrey's Jointfir
Torrey Joint-fir
Ephedra torreyana var. powelliorumTorrey's Jointfir 
Ephedra torreyana var. torreyanaTorrey's Jointfir
Torrey's Mormon Tea
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Light requirement
 Sun - 6 or more hrs
 Part shade - 2 to 6 hrs
 Shade - 2 hrs or less

Soil moisture
 Dry - no signs of moisture
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 Wet - saturated

Bloom Time
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Height (in feet)
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 12-36  36-72  72-100
 More than 100

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