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

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
Host to 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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