Genus:
Juniperus L.

Juniperus horizontalis Moench

This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic America to N. U.S.A.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Juniperus horizontalis is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.55, which places it in position 1044 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.87, ranked 987. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Labrador, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New York, Newfoundland, North Dakota, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Québec, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon

English
Creeping Juniper

Juniperus horizontalis Moench appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 1999 Adams, R.P. [1900] K000088428 No
Jul 1, 1999 Gleason, H.A. [227] K000088426 No
Jul 1, 1999 Scoggan, H.J. [8167], Canada K000088421 No
Jul 1, 1999 Malt, M.O. [s.n.], Canada K000088431 No
Jul 1, 1999 Farr, E.M. [s.n.], Canada K000088414 No
Jul 1, 1999 Robinson, B.L. [34], Canada K000088422 No
Jul 1, 1999 Bourgeau, E. [s.n.], Canada K000088424 No
Jul 1, 1999 Adams, R.P. [1897] K000088427 No
Jul 1, 1999 Knight, W.C. [s.n.] K000088418 No
Jul 1, 1999 Moir, T.R.G. [376], Canada K000088419 No
Jul 1, 1999 Richardson [408], Canada K000075152 holotype Yes
Jul 1, 1999 Holdt, F. von [s.n.] K000088430 No
Jul 1, 1999 Rand, E.L. [s.n.] K000088423 No
Jul 1, 1999 St. John, H. [1116], Canada K000088416 No
Jul 1, 1999 Baldwin, W.K.W. [5769], Canada K000088425 No
Jul 1, 1999 Fernald, M.L. [6735], Canada K000088429 No
Jul 1, 1999 Went, F.W. [s.n.] K000088420 No
Jul 1, 1999 Fernald, M.L. [4422], Canada K000088417 No
Jul 1, 1999 St. John, H. [1117], Canada K000088415 No
Jul 1, 1999 Goldie, H. [s.n.], Newfoundland K001090513 Yes
Jul 1, 1999 Farr, E.M. [s.n.], Canada K000088413 No
Zuck, M. [s.n.], Arizona K000088374 No

First published in Methodus: 699 (1794)

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.
  • Herkert, J.R. & Ebinger, J.E. (eds.) (2002). Endangered and Threatened Species of Illinois: status and distribution 1: 1-161. Endangered species protection board, Springfield, Illinois.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542. New York Botanical Garden.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • 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 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 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

    Copyright applied to individual images