Ephedra viridis

Mormon Tea is an evergreen shrub is native to the high desert of Nevada, Utah and other western states. The bare green stems are marked by the tiny brown ridges which are actually the plant’s leaves. Tolerates clay. Dramatic! Firewise.

Plant details

  • Common name: Mormon Tea
  • Zone: 3
  • Exposure: Sun
  • Height x Width: 4 ft. x 4 ft.
  • Native to: Nevada, Utah