Juniperus virginiana (eastern redcedar)

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Key Characteristics

  • Needles, sometimes needle shaped and sometimes scale shaped with two white bands of stomata on the upper surface
  • Bark is fibrous, forming long, narrow, shreddy, fragrant strips
  • This is an upright tree, unlike ground juniper
  • Fruit are globose cones, berrylike, dark blue, with a glaucus bloom

Sourced from a field lab in Fall 2011


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Many come from Steve Baskauf at Vanderbilt University

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