Ephedraceae Ephedra viridis Coville

Mormon Tea

Tewa - Drug, Tonic

Use documented by:
Colton, Harold S., 1974, Hopi History And Ethnobotany, IN D. A. Horr (ed.) Hopi Indians. Garland: New York., page 312

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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: Tewa
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Tonic
Notes: Dried flowers and stems taken as a tonic.

RECRD: 21388 id: 13224