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|Family: Cupressaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Juniperus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Juniperus osteosperma (Torr.) Little
Habit: Tree 1--8 m; monoecious. Stem: trunk generally 1; bark thin, gray-brown aging ash-white. Leaf: generally opposite, 4-ranked; closely appressed, scale-like; gland obscure. Pollen Cone: 2--3 mm, cylindric. Seed Cone: 5--13 mm, spheric, brown maturing red-brown, dry. Seed: 1(2), 3--4 mm, ovoid, strongly angled.
Ecology: Pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 1300--2600 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnGb, SnBr, GB, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to Montana, New Mexico.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert P. Adams & Jim A. Bartel
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Juniperus occidentalis
Next taxon: Sequoia
Citation for this treatment: Robert P. Adams & Jim A. Bartel 2016. Juniperus osteosperma, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=29774, accessed on February 14, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 14, 2016.