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Juniperus occidentalis Hook.
WESTERN JUNIPER
Sabina occidentalis

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Achilidae  Juniperthia indella @ AMNH_IZC (4); NCSU_ENT (4); UDCC_TCN (7); UCR_ENT (2)
Amphisphaeriaceae  Amphisphaeria juniperi @ BPI (2)
Aphididae  Cinara ( @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Corticiaceae  Dendrothele nivosa @ BPI (2)
Davidiellaceae  Cladosporium herbarum @ BPI (1)

Cladosporium @ BPI (1)
Echinosteliaceae  Echinostelium apitectum @ BPI (3)

Echinostelium brooksii @ BPI (4)

Echinostelium corynophorum @ BPI (2)

Echinostelium minutum @ BPI (2)

Echinostelium paucifilum @ BPI (3)
Fomitopsidaceae  Daedalea juniperina @ BPI (1)
Helotiaceae  Godronia ribis @ BPI (1)
Kermesidae  Eriokermes gillettei @ CSCA_TCN (2)
Lophiostomataceae  Lophiostoma occidentale @ BPI (1)
Lygaeidae  Peritrechus tristis @ AMNH_IZC (3)
Melanommataceae  Trematosphaeria juniperi @ BPI (2)
Miridae  Bolteria scutellata @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Bolteria speciosa @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Brooksetta viridicata @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Deraeocoris brevis @ AMNH_ENT (2)

Deraeocoris mutatus @ AMNH_ENT (2)

Dichaetocoris calocedrus @ AMNH_ENT (5); AMNH_PBI (11)

Dichrooscytus flavescens @ AMNH_ENT (11); AMNH_PBI (1)

Dichrooscytus longirostris @ AMNH_PBI (5); AMNH_IZC (9); AMNH_ENT (20)

Dichrooscytus ochreus @ AMNH_PBI (7); AMNH_IZC (4)

Dichrooscytus tescorum @ AMNH_PBI (11)

Dichrooscytus uhleri @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Dichrooscytus vittatus @ AMNH_PBI (3)

Dichrooscytus @ AMNH_PBI (3)

Phytocoris fraterculus @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Pilophorus tibialis @ AMNH_PBI (2)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Hormodendrum pinophilum @ BPI (1)
Opisthoproctidae  Winteria biseptata @ BPI (2)
Parodiopsidaceae  Dimerium juniperi @ BPI (6)
Polyporaceae  Fomes juniperinus @ BPI (4)

Fomes robustus @ BPI (1)

Poria lenis @ BPI (1)

Poria rimosa @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Gymnosporangium bethelii @ BPI (1)

Gymnosporangium harknessianum @ 119589B (1); 119589A (1); BPI (20)

Gymnosporangium inconspicuum @ BPI (1)

Gymnosporangium juvenescens @ BPI (2)

Gymnosporangium kernianum @ BPI (18); 121729B (1); 121729A (1)

Gymnosporangium multiporum @ BPI (4)

Gymnosporangium nelsonii @ BPI (8)

Gymnosporangium speciosum @ BPI (9)
Reduviidae  Sinea @ AMNH_PBI (2)
Typhulaceae  Apiosporium pinophilum @ BPI (1)
_  Anomaloptera bohemani @ AMNH_IZC (1)

Anomaloptera costatus @ AMNH_IZC (18)

Exosporium bethelii @ BPI (1)

Hormiscium pinophilum @ BPI (2)

Massariella bufonia @ BPI (1)

Mellitiosporiella macrospora @ BPI (1)

Sthughesia juniperi @ BPI (1)

Torula @ BPI (1)

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Juniperus occidentalis Hook.
western juniper

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General Information
Symbol: JUOC
Group: Gymnosperm
Family: Cupressaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Tree
Native Status : L48   N
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United States, WA. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Siskiyou Co. July 27, 1988. Usage Requirements .

Sheri Hagwood. USDI Bureau of Land Management (BLM) . United States, ID, Bureau of Land Management Jarbidge Resource Area. June 28, 2006. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Fresno Co., Monarch Wilderness, Wren Peak, 9400'. July 1, 1990. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. United States, CA, Fresno Co., Monarch Wilderness, Wren Peak, 9400'. July 1, 1990. Usage Requirements .

©Susan McDougall. Trees Live Here . United States, WA, Juniper Dunes National Monument. May 20, 2003. Usage Requirements .

©Susan McDougall. Trees Live Here . United States, OR, Wallowa Mountains, Hurricane Creek. October 14, 2002. Usage Requirements .

©Susan McDougall. Trees Live Here . United States, OR, Baker City vicinity, 10 miles W. of town. October 16, 2002. Usage Requirements .

©Susan McDougall. Trees Live Here . United States, OR, Wallowa Mountains. October 2003. Usage Requirements .

©Susan McDougall. Trees Live Here . United States, WA, Juniper Dunes National Monument. May 20, 2003. Usage Requirements .

©Susan McDougall. Trees Live Here . United States, WA, Juniper Dunes National Monument. May 20, 2003. Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
JUCAS2 Juniperus californica Carrière var. siskiyouensis L.F. Hend.
JUOCO Juniperus occidentalis Hook. var. occidentalis
SAOC9 Sabina occidentalis (Hook.) A. Heller

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Coniferophyta – Conifers
Class Pinopsida
Order Pinales
Family Cupressaceae – Cypress family
Genus Juniperus L. – juniper
Species Juniperus occidentalis Hook. – western juniper

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Nevada Juniperus occidentalis var. occidentalis
Oregon western juniper Protected as a Cactus, Yucca, or Christmas tree

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

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Wildlife

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8. Juniperus occidentalis Hooker, Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 166. 1838.

Western juniper

Trees monoecious or dioecious, to 20(--30) m, single-stemmed; crown rounded to conical. Bark red-brown to brown, exfoliating in thin strips, that of small branchlets (5--10 mm diam.) smooth, that of larger branchlets exfoliating in scales or flakes. Branches spreading to ascending; branchlets erect, 3--4-sided in cross section, ca. 2/3 or less as wide as length of scalelike leaves. Leaves green, abaxial glands ovate to elliptic, conspicuous, with yellow or white exudate, margins denticulate (at 20´); whip leaves 3--6 mm, not glaucous adaxially; scalelike leaves 1--3 mm, not overlapping, rounded, apex acute to obtuse, appressed. Seed cones maturing in 2 years, of 2 distinct sizes, with straight peduncle, ovoid, 5--10 mm, blue to blue-black, glaucous, fleshy and resinous, with 2(--3) seeds. Seeds 2--4 mm.

Varieties 2: only in the flora.

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Juniperus occidentalis
Juniperus occidentalis
Western Juniper
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Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

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Juniper
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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

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Juniper
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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Juniperus occidentalis
Juniperus occidentalis
Western Juniper
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Charles Webber
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Juniperus occidentalis
Juniperus occidentalis
Western Juniper
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R. Mocine
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Juniperus occidentalis
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Western Juniper
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© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Juniperus occidentalis
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Juniper
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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Juniperus occidentalis
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Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Juniperus occidentalis
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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Juniperus occidentalis
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Juniper
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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Juniperus occidentalis
Juniperus occidentalis
Juniper
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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Juniperus occidentalis
Juniperus occidentalis
Western Juniper
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Charles Webber
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Juniperus occidentalis
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Western Juniper
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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Juniperus occidentalis
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Western Juniper
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Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Juniperus occidentalis
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Western Juniper
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© 2002 Timothy D. Ives

Juniperus occidentalis
Juniperus occidentalis
Juniper
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© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Juniperus occidentalis
Juniperus occidentalis
Western Juniper
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Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Juniperus occidentalis
Juniperus occidentalis
Western Juniper
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© 2002 Timothy D. Ives

Juniperus occidentalis
Juniperus occidentalis
Western Juniper
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Neva Snell
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Juniperus occidentalis
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Western Juniper
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Dr. G Dallas and Margaret Hanna
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

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Juniperus occidentalis var. australis
Juniperus occidentalis var. australis
Sierra Juniper
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Juniperus occidentalis var. australis
Juniperus occidentalis var. australis
Sierra Juniper
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