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 Part of juniper  genus Juniperus and cypress  family Cupressaceae.

Native to 🇺🇸 USA East, Midwest, and Great Plains. Invasive > in Hawaii

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  Juniperus hosts caterpillars of 41 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.
  Lots of food for 🐦︎ birds.

Male trees score most allergenic (10 out of 10) on the OPALS™ Ogren Plant Allergy Scale.  Female trees score least allergenic (1 out of 10).

Learn more about eastern red cedar Juniperus virginiana

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