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Ephedra fragilis

(Ephedra fragilis)

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Description

Ephedra fragilis, commonly named the joint pine, is a species of Ephedra that is native to eastern Mediterranean region of southern Europe and Northern Africa, and from Madeira and the Canary Islands in the Atlantic.Its habitats are rocky hills and stone walls, where it grows to 6 feet (1.8 m) tall.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Gnetophyta
Class: Gnetopsida
Order:Ephedrales
Family:Ephedraceae
Genus:Ephedra
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