A large group of related plants in cypress  family Cupressaceae, including species common juniper  Juniperus communis, horizontal juniper  Juniperus horizontalis and eastern red cedar  Juniperus virginiana.   Please let us know which other species you would like to see here, using the button at the bottom of this page.

Different species are native worldwide, mostly in the northern hemisphere.

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

Junipers are 🌲︎ conifers, which:

Junipers violate both these rules, with seed cones that are fleshy and berry-like.

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

Learn more about juniper genus Juniperus (Juniperus spp.)

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