FloraFinder.org
Home   About Us   Want to Help?   FAQ  
Searching   Image Use Biblio

Juniperus occidentalis

Juniperus occidentalis Hook.

 

Western Juniper

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionConiferophytaConifers—cone-bearing trees (and a few shrubs)
ClassPinopsidaGymnosperms such as cedars, Douglas-firs, cypresses, firs, junipers, kauri, larches, pines, hemlocks, redwoods, spruces, and yews
OrderPinalesCone-bearing plants: cedar, cypress, fir, juniper, larch, pine, redwood, spruce, yew, and others
FamilyCupressaceaeCypres family, including junipers and redwoods
GenusJuniperusLatin for “juniper”
Speciesoccidentalis“From the west, western”

About plant names...

[An article has not been written yet.]

Juniperus occidentalis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 18 May 2012.

© FloraFinder.org. All rights reserved.


 

Juniperus occidentalis (Western Juniper)

8/29/2007 · Paradise Hill near Upper Klamath Lake, OR
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm) ID is uncertain

Range:

About this map...