Taxon  Report   10931    
Juniperus communis  L.  var. depressa  Pursh
Common juniper
Juniperus communis var. depressa
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Juniperus communis var. depressa
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Juniperus communis var. depressa
© 2009 Lee Dittmann
Juniperus communis var. depressa, a gymnosperm, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Juniperus communis var. depressa
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Juniperus
Parent: Juniperus communis

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Juniperus canadensis
PLANTS: Juniperus communis ssp. depressa
PLANTS: Juniperus depressa
More information about  Juniperus communis var. depressa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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: Nov 20, 2018).

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