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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
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: Nov 21, 2019).