Book of Mediterranean Trees, Shrubs and Climbers
Ephedra fragilis Joint Pine
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.