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Ephedra  frustillata Miers   
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FamilyEPHEDRACEAE
Genus species var.Ephedra  frustillata Miers 
SynonymsEphedra nana Dusén
 Ephedra patagonica Phil.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile South
cold steppes
Altitude0-1800m
Description branches thin, flexuous, internodes 3-22mm, leaves 1-3mm with triangular teeth, flowers dioecious, fruits broadly ovoid, ca. 8mm long, usually white, red or purple
Size10-20cm
Coloryellowish
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typeshrub, cushion
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring
layering in spring
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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