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Juniperus osteosperma (Torr. ) Little
UTAH JUNIPER
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Juniperus osteosperma, cone - female - closed
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Juniperus osteosperma, leaf - entire needle
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Juniperus osteosperma, leaf - showing orientation on twig
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Juniperus osteosperma, whole tree - view up trunk
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Juniperus osteosperma, bark - of a large tree
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Juniperus osteosperma, whole tree - general
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Juniperus osteosperma, whole tree - general
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Cinara ( @ NCSU_ENT (1); AMNH_PBI (10)
Aradidae  Aradus antennalis @ AMNH_IZC (1)
Cicadidae  Platypedia mohavensis @ CSUC_TCN (2)

Platypedia putnami @ CSUC_TCN (1)

Tibicen duryi @ CSUC_TCN (1)
Diaspididae  Cupidaspis beshearae @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Issidae  Thionia producta @ UDCC_TCN (1)
Miridae  Bolteria amicta @ AMNH_ENT (40); AMNH_PBI (3)

Bolteria juniperi @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Bolteria nevadensis @ AMNH_ENT (43)

Brooksetta inconspicua @ AMNH_PBI (3)

Deraeocoris bakeri @ AMNH_ENT (1)

Deraeocoris brevis @ AMNH_ENT (3)

Deraeocoris manitou @ AMNH_ENT (11)

Dichaetocoris calocedrus @ AMNH_ENT (3)

Dichaetocoris coloradensis @ AMNH_ENT (64)

Dichaetocoris geronimo @ AMNH_ENT (23)

Dichaetocoris juniperi @ AMNH_PBI (42)

Dichaetocoris nevadensis @ AMNH_ENT (12)

Dichaetocoris sp_n_nr_spinosus @ AMNH_ENT (34)

Dichaetocoris utahensis @ AMNH_ENT (34)

Dichrooscytus angustifrons @ AMNH_PBI (3); AMNH_ENT (22)

Dichrooscytus apicalis @ AMNH_PBI (6); AMNH_ENT (12)

Dichrooscytus brevirostris @ AMNH_PBI (3)

Dichrooscytus flagellatus @ AMNH_PBI (5); AMNH_ENT (9)

Dichrooscytus flagitiosus @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Dichrooscytus flavescens @ AMNH_ENT (221); AMNH_PBI (6)

Dichrooscytus flavivenosus @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Dichrooscytus irroratus @ AMNH_PBI (4); AMNH_ENT (33)

Dichrooscytus junipericola @ AMNH_ENT (39); AMNH_PBI (4)

Dichrooscytus longirostris @ AMNH_PBI (2); AMNH_IZC (39)

Dichrooscytus pinicola @ AMNH_IZC (5); AMNH_ENT (1); AMNH_PBI (2)

Dichrooscytus repletus @ AMNH_ENT (18); AMNH_PBI (1)

Dichrooscytus ruberellus @ AMNH_PBI (1); AMNH_ENT (8)

Dichrooscytus rufivenosus @ AMNH_ENT (4); AMNH_PBI (3)

Dichrooscytus rugosus @ AMNH_PBI (7)

Dichrooscytus uhleri @ AMNH_PBI (15); AMNH_ENT (103); AMNH_IZC (21)

Dichrooscytus utahensis @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Dichrooscytus @ AMNH_ENT (1)

Parthenicus tenuis @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Phytocoris albellus @ AMNH_ENT (2)

Phytocoris juniperanus @ AMNH_ENT (48)

Phytocoris schuhi @ AMNH_ENT (37)
Pentatomidae  Brochymena affinis @ CSUC_TCN (1)
Physaraceae  Badhamia macrocarpa @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Gymnosporangium harknessianum @ BPI (1)

Gymnosporangium inconspicuum @ 855181A (1); BPI (19)

Gymnosporangium kernianum @ BPI (3)

Gymnosporangium multiporum @ BPI (4)

Gymnosporangium nelsonii @ BPI (3); 855181B (1)

Gymnosporangium speciosum @ BPI (1)
Trichiaceae  Perichaena vermicularis @ BPI (3)

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Juniperus osteosperma (Torr.) Little
Utah juniper

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Symbol: JUOS
Group: Gymnosperm
Family: Cupressaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Tree
Native Status : L48   N
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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
JUCAO Juniperus californica Carrière ssp. osteosperma (Torr.) A.E. Murray
JUCAO2 Juniperus californica Carrière var. osteosperma (Torr.) L.D. Benson
JUCAU Juniperus californica Carrière var. utahensis Engelm.
JUKN Juniperus knightii A. Nelson
JUME7 Juniperus megalocarpa Sudw.
JUMOK Juniperus monosperma (Engelm.) Sarg. var. knightii (A. Nelson) Lemmon
JUOCU Juniperus occidentalis Hook. var. utahensis (Engelm.) Kent
JUUT Juniperus utahensis (Engelm.) Lemmon
JUUTM Juniperus utahensis (Engelm.) Lemmon var. megalocarpa (Sudw.) Sarg.
SAOS Sabina osteosperma (Torr.) Antoine
SAUT3 Sabina utahensis (Engelm.) Rydb.

Classification

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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 osteosperma (Torr.) Little – Utah juniper

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Nevada Utah juniper Protected as a Cactus, Yucca, or Christmas tree

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9. Juniperus osteosperma (Torrey) Little, Leafl. W. Bot. 5: 125. 1948.

Utah juniper, sabina morena

Juniperus tetragona Schlechtendal var. osteosperma Torrey, Pacif. Railr. Rep. 4(5): 141. 1857; J . californica Carrière var. utahensis Engelmann; Sabina osteosperma (Torrey) Antoine; S . utahensis (Engelmann) Rydberg

Shrubs or trees monoecious, to 6(--12) m, multi- or single-stemmed; crown rounded. Bark exfoliating in thin gray-brown strips, that of smaller and larger branchlets smooth. Branches spreading to ascending; branchlets erect, 3--4-sided in cross section, about as wide as length of scalelike leaves. Leaves light yellow-green, abaxial glands inconspicuous and embedded, exudate absent, margins denticulate (at 20´); whip leaves 3--5 mm, glaucous adaxially; scalelike leaves 1--2 mm, not overlapping, or, if so, by less than 1/10 their length, keeled, apex rounded, acute or occasionally obtuse, appressed. Seed cones maturing in 1--2 years, of 1--2 sizes, with straight peduncles, globose, (6--)8--9(--12) mm, bluish brown, often almost tan beneath glaucous coating, fibrous, with 1(--2) seeds. Seeds 4--5 mm.

Dry, rocky soil and slopes; 1300--2600 m; Ariz., Calif., Colo., Idaho, Mont., Nev., N.Mex., Utah, Wyo.

Juniperus osteosperma is the dominant juniper of Utah. It is reported to hybridize with J . occidentalis in northwestern Nevada (F. C. Vasek 1966).

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Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
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Juniperus osteosperma
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Utah Juniper
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© 2002 Timothy D. Ives

Juniperus osteosperma
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Utah juniper
ID: 0072 3301 1163 0113 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
ID: 7335 3182 4411 0002 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
ID: 0000 0000 1002 0696 [detail]
© 2002 Timothy D. Ives

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
ID: 7335 3182 4411 0003 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
ID: 0000 0000 1202 0531 [detail]
© 2000 Gary A. Monroe

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah juniper
ID: 0072 3301 1163 0114 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
ID: 0072 3301 1163 0115 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
ID: 7335 3182 4656 0044 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
ID: 0000 0000 1002 0695 [detail]
© 2002 Timothy D. Ives

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah juniper
ID: 0072 3301 1163 0112 [detail]
Gerald and Buff Corsi
© 2001 California Academy of Sciences

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
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© 2002 Timothy D. Ives

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
ID: 7335 3182 4411 0001 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
ID: 0000 0000 1002 0694 [detail]
© 2002 Timothy D. Ives

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
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© 2004 Robert Sivinski

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
ID: 1351 3151 0898 0071 [detail]
J. E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan
© 2005 California Academy of Sciences

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
ID: 1338 3161 0878 0056 [detail]
Glenn and Martha Vargas
© 2006 California Academy of Sciences

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
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© 2006 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
ID: 0000 0000 0506 0928 [detail]
© 2006 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
ID: 0000 0000 0506 0929 [detail]
© 2006 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
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© 2006 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
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© 2006 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Juniperus osteosperma
Juniperus osteosperma
Utah Juniper
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© 2006 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

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