TORREY'S JOINTFIR

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TORREY'S JOINTFIR suitable for counties:
COLORADO: Delta, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, San Miguel
ARIZONA: Apache, Coconino, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Yavapai
NEVADA: Clark, Lincoln, Nye
NEW MEXICO: Chaves, Cibola, De Baca, Dona Ana, Eddy, Lincoln, Luna, McKinley, Otero, Quay, Roosevelt, San Juan, Socorro, Valencia
UTAH: Duchesne, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Kane, San Juan, Uintah, Washington, Wayne
TEXAS: Andrews, Armstrong, Bailey, Brewster, Briscoe, Culberson, Deaf Smith, DeWitt, Hockley, Howard, Hudspeth, Hutchinson, Lubbock, Moore, Oldham, Randall, Reagan, Ward

Torrey's jointfir belongs to family of ephedraceae plants, its species name is torreyana. This plant grows actively in spring. Torrey's jointfir has green foliage and bears white colored flowers. Torrey's jointfir booms in early spring.The plant grows in erect form. Torrey's jointfir is a slow growing plant, a mature Torrey's jointfir can grow up to 1.0 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions. Other varieties of this plant are Torrey's jointfirTorrey's jointfir, and Torrey's jointfir

Active Growth Period : Spring Flower Color : White
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Crown
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 1.0
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 120
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -28 Palatable Human : Yes
Bloom Period : Early Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Early Spring Commercial Availability : No Known Source
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Low Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End : Spring Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : - -
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : Yes Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : Yes
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Low
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : Medium
Coppice Potential : Yes Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : White
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Porous Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Single Crown
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 1
Height, Mature (feet) : 1.0 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : Yes Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Medium Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : High Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : Medium Frost Free Days, Minimum : 120
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 6.5 pH (Maximum) : 9.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 1200 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 2700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 14 Precipitation (Maximum) : 14
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 24 Salinity Tolerance : High
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -28

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Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
Torrey's jointfir
Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
Torrey's jointfir
Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
Torrey's jointfir
Courtesy of USDI BLM. United States, UT. 2003.
Torrey's jointfir
Courtesy of USDI BLM. United States, UT. 2003.
Torrey's jointfir
Courtesy of USDI BLM. United States, UT. 2003.
Torrey's jointfir
Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
Torrey's jointfir
Al Schneider. Southwest Colorado Wildflowers. United States, CO, NM, AZ, UT, Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.

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