Taxon  Report   4503 
Juniperus californica  Carrière
California juniper
Juniperus californica
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Juniperus californica
© 2009 Ryan Gilmore
Juniperus californica
© 2008 Keir Morse
Juniperus californica, a gymnosperm, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Juniperus californica
© 2005 James M. Andre
Genus: Juniperus
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Juniperus cedrosiana
PLANTS: Juniperus cerrosianus
PLANTS: Juniperus pyriformis
PLANTS: Sabina californica
More information about  Juniperus californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2018).

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