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Ephedra viridis Coville
Delzie Demaree 38875
Verbatim Date: 1957-4-6
United States, Arizona, Coconino, Walls of Canyon Diablo. About 2 mi below Two Guns, P. O. Leupp.
1494 meters (4900ft)
Goats or sheep could not reach the 7 feet tall, 3-4 inches in diameter near the ground. I started up the Canyon Diablo at its junction with the Little Colorado River. When I reached a place where I could not go further nor climb out, I saw a shrub about 7 ft. tall with a diameter of 3-4 inches. Goats or sheep could not reach this beautiful specimen. The wind was blowing too strong to make specimens in the filed. I boxed up enough for 87 sheets. I simply pruned the shrub a little. This canyon is about 90 miles long. Ephedra is common in these parts but in two years in this region few plants could approach this one.
Record ID: 6bd2756d-a19a-419a-b5f8-97b5c9364bec