Calflora
Taxon  Report   4504    
Juniperus communis  L.
Common juniper,  Dwarf juniper
Juniperus communis
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Juniperus communis
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Juniperus communis
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Juniperus communis, a gymnosperm, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Juniperus communis
© 2013 Sierra Pacific Industries
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Juniperus communis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (JUCO6)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2018).

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