Ephedraceae Ephedra viridis Coville

Mormon Tea

Havasupai - Food, Beverage

Use documented by:
Weber, Steven A. and P. David Seaman, 1985, Havasupai Habitat: A. F. Whiting's Ethnography of a Traditional Indian Culture, Tucson. The University of Arizona Press, page 207

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Scientific name: Ephedra viridis Coville
USDA symbol: EPVI (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mormon Tea
Family: Ephedraceae
Family (APG): Ephedraceae
Native American Tribe: Havasupai
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Beverage
Notes: Upper portions of plant boiled into tea.

RECRD: 7165 id: 13183