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|Family: Cupressaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Juniperus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Juniperus californica Carrière
Habit: Shrub, tree 1--4(10) m; generally dioecious. Stem: trunks several at base; bark gray, thin, outer layers persistent. Leaf: generally whorled in 3s, 6-ranked; scale-like, closely appressed; gland obvious. Pollen Cone: 2--3 mm, oblong. Seed Cone: 7--12 mm, spheric to ovoid, +- blue maturing red-brown, dry. Seed: 5--7 mm, pointed, angled, brown.
Ecology: Dry slopes, flats, pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 50--1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRI, SNF, ScV (Sutter Buttes), SnFrB, SCoR, TR, PR, D; Distribution Outside California: southern Nevada, northwestern Arizona, Baja California (Cedros, Guadalupe islands).
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert P. Adams & Jim A. Bartel
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Juniperus
Next taxon: Juniperus communis
Citation for this treatment: Robert P. Adams & Jim A. Bartel 2016. Juniperus californica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=29749, accessed on May 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 06, 2016.