Juniperus occidentalis Hook.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Coniferophyta||Conifers—cone-bearing trees (and a few shrubs)|
|Class||Pinopsida||Gymnosperms such as cedars, Douglas-firs, cypresses, firs, junipers, kauri, larches, pines, hemlocks, redwoods, spruces, and yews|
|Order||Pinales||Cone-bearing plants: cedar, cypress, fir, juniper, larch, pine, redwood, spruce, yew, and others|
|Family||Cupressaceae||Cypres family, including junipers and redwoods|
|Genus||Juniperus||Latin for “juniper”|
|Species||occidentalis||“From the west, western”|
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Juniperus occidentalis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 18 May 2012.
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8/29/2007 · Paradise Hill near Upper Klamath Lake, OR
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm) ID is uncertain
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