Calflora
Taxon  Report   10933    
Juniperus communis  L.  var. saxatilis  Pall.
Common juniper
Juniperus communis var. saxatilis, a gymnosperm, is a shrub that is native to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: CUPRESSACEAE  
Genus: Juniperus
Parent: Juniperus communis

Toxicity: MINOR

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

Habitat: slopes

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Juniperus communis var. montana

Alternate Names:
JEF: Juniperus communis var. depressa
JEF: Juniperus communis var. jackii
JEF: Juniperus communis var. montana
More information about  Juniperus communis var. saxatilis
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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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2021).