Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Juniperus horizontalis Moench image
Photographer: Kenneth J. Sytsma           

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Emmet J. Judziewicz

Matthew L. Wagner

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Cupressaceae
Juniperus horizontalis Moench
creeping juniper, trailing juniper
Juniperus: Latin name for juniper
horizontalis: flat to the ground, horizontal
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Status: Native
Plant: prostrate, mat perennial, evergreen shrub
Fruit:blueish, up to 3/8" diameter berry
Leaf:mostly scales, some needles in whorls of 3
Habitat: dry; in sandy soil

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Juniperus horizontalis Moench var. douglasii hort.
Juniperus horizontalis Moench var. variegata Beissn.
Juniperus hudsonica Forbes
Juniperus prostrata Pers.
Juniperus repens Nutt.
Juniperus virginiana L. var. prostrata (Pers.) Torr.
Sabina horizontalis (Moench) Antoine
Sabina prostrata (Pers.) Antoine

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