Genus:
Juniperus L.

Juniperus occidentalis Hook.

This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. U.S.A. to N. California.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Juniperus occidentalis is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.39, which places it in position 984 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 4.55, ranked 873. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington

Juniperus occidentalis Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 166 (1838)

Accepted by

  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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)
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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 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