Calflora
Taxon  Report   4505 
Juniperus occidentalis  Hook.
Western juniper
Juniperus occidentalis
© 2005 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org
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Juniperus occidentalis
© 2010 Charles Patterson
Juniperus occidentalis
© 2002 Timothy D. Ives
Juniperus occidentalis, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Juniperus occidentalis
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: CUPRESSACEAE  
Genus: Juniperus
Communities:
Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Juniperus californica var. siskiyouensis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Juniperus occidentalis var. occidentalis
PLANTS: Sabina occidentalis
More information about  Juniperus occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUOC)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2017).

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