Genus:
Juniperus L.

Juniperus californica Carrière

This species is accepted, and its native range is California to W. Arizona and Mexico (Baja California, Cedros Islands, Guadalupe).

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Juniperus californica is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.8, which places it in position 1087 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.02, ranked 1080. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Arizona, California, Mexico Northwest, Nevada

Extinct in:

Mexican Pacific Is.

Juniperus californica Carrière appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 1999 Wiggins, I.L. [16077], Mexico K000088515 No
Nov 1, 1999 Haune, G.D. [s.n.], Mexico K000088514 No
Nov 1, 1999 Rose, J.N. [16132], Mexico K000088513 No
Jul 1, 1999 Butterwick, ? [4962] K000088365 No
Jul 1, 1999 Luthey, R. [1], California K000088364 isotype Yes
Jul 1, 1999 Eastwood, A. [2799] K000088370 No
Jul 1, 1999 Belshaw, C.M. [2730] K000088371 No
Jul 1, 1999 Palmer, E.J. [91], Mexico K000088517 No
Jul 1, 1999 Abrams, L.R. [3648] K000088363 No
Jul 1, 1999 Pringle, C.G. [s.n.] K000088361 No
Jul 1, 1999 Kaune, S.M. [698], Mexico K000088516 No
Jul 1, 1999 Carter, A. [1212] K000088368 No
Jul 1, 1999 Elmer, A.D.E. [3633] K000088367 No
Jul 1, 1999 Abrams, L.R. [3649] K000088366 No
Jul 1, 1999 Fischer, P.C. [6543] K000088369 No
Jul 1, 1999 Bracelin, H.P. [8] K000088362 No
Christenhuis, M.J.M. [6769], USA K000696712 No

First published in Rev. Hort. (Paris), sér. 4, 3: 352 (1854)

Accepted by

  • Adams, R.P. (2008). Junipers of the World: The genus Juniperus ed. 2: 1-402. Trafford publishing Co., Vancouver.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Moran, R. (1996). The flora of Guadalupe island, Mexico Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences 19: 1-190.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Adams, R.P. (2008). Junipers of the World: The genus Juniperus ed. 2: 1-402. Trafford publishing Co., Vancouver.

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Science Photographs

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