Calflora
Taxon  Report   4505    
Juniperus occidentalis  Hook.
Western juniper
Juniperus occidentalis, a gymnosperm, is a tree that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: Cupressaceae  
Genus: Juniperus

Toxicity: MINOR

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSJuniperus californica var. siskiyouensis
JEF + PLANTSJuniperus occidentalis var. occidentalis
PLANTSSabina occidentalis
More information about  Juniperus occidentalis

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/17/2021).