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Young Western Juniper

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The leaves of mature western juniper trees (Juniperus occidentalis) are scale-like and are usually 0.1″ or less in length. These scalesĀ  are arranged in overlapping opposite pairs or whorled groups of three and clasp the stem along its entire length. … Continue reading

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Krummholz-type Western Juniper

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Juniperus occidentalis is a native tree found in Washington, Oregon, California and Nevada. Two subspecies occur: the one growing in SE Washington, NE California, NW Nevada and Eastern and Central Oregon is generally called the western juniper. The other subspecies, … Continue reading

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