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

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

Junipers are 🌲︎ conifers, which:

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

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
Used as host by caterpillars of 41 species
of 🦋 butterflies and moths, in some areas.

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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