Calflora
Taxon  Report   4504    
Juniperus communis  L.
Common juniper,  Dwarf juniper
Juniperus communis, a gymnosperm, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Toxicity: MINOR

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

Serpentine affinity: 4; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

More information about  Juniperus communis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUCO6)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 24, 2019).