Taxon  Report   4508 
Juniperus osteosperma  (Torr.) Little
Utah juniper
Juniperus osteosperma
© 2004 Robert Sivinski
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Juniperus osteosperma
© 2002 Timothy D. Ives
Juniperus osteosperma
© 2002 Timothy D. Ives
Juniperus osteosperma, a gymnosperm, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Juniperus osteosperma
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Genus: Juniperus
Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Juniperus monosperma
PLANTS: Sabina osteosperma
PLANTS: Juniperus utahensis
PLANTS: Juniperus utahensis var. megalocarpa
PLANTS: Juniperus occidentalis var. utahensis
PLANTS: Juniperus californica ssp. osteosperma
PLANTS: Juniperus monosperma var. knightii
PLANTS: Juniperus megalocarpa
PLANTS: Juniperus knightii
PLANTS: Juniperus californica var. utahensis
PLANTS: Juniperus californica var. osteosperma
PLANTS: Sabina utahensis
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This plant is available commercially.
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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: Aug 16, 2018).

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