Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Juniperus virginiana L. var. virginiana image
Photographer: Robert R. Kowal           

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Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Cupressaceae
Juniperus virginiana L. var. virginiana
eastern red-cedar
Juniperus: Latin name for juniper
virginiana: of Virginia
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Status: Native - potentially invasive
Plant: perennial, 40'-50' tall, evergreen medium tree; stems 4-sided
Fruit:light blue, berry-like
Leaf:scales and prickly 3-sided needle-like green both sides
Habitat: dry; old fields, fencerows

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Juniperus virginiana L. subsp. crebra (Fernald & Griscom) E.Murray
Juniperus virginiana L. var. crebra Fernald & Griscom
Sabina virginiana (L.) Antoine

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