Juniperus virginiana L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1039 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SE. Canada to Central & E. U.S.A., Mexico (Coahuila). It is a tree and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Descriptions

Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

Conservation
Juniperus virginiana is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.04, which places it in position 868 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 6.45, ranked 524. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.
[EDGE]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/42257/2967510

Conservation
LC - least concern
[IUCN]

Common Names

English
Eastern Red Cedar

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    • EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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