Juniper

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Junipers are coniferous trees and shrubs in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae.wikipedia
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Cupressaceae

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Junipers are coniferous trees and shrubs in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae.
The family includes 27–30 genera (17 monotypic), which include the junipers and redwoods, with about 130–140 species in total.

Pinophyta

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Junipers are coniferous trees and shrubs in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae.
Examples include cedars, Douglas firs, cypresses, firs, junipers, kauri, larches, pines, hemlocks, redwoods, spruces, and yews.

Ziarat

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Depending on taxonomic viewpoint, between 50 and 67 species of junipers are widely distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere, from the Arctic, south to tropical Africa, from Ziarat, Pakistan, east to eastern Tibet in the Old World, and in the mountains of Central America.
Near Ziarat is a juniper forest also called sanober, which features the species Juniperus macropoda ''Juniperus excelsa polycarpos.

Pakistan

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Depending on taxonomic viewpoint, between 50 and 67 species of junipers are widely distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere, from the Arctic, south to tropical Africa, from Ziarat, Pakistan, east to eastern Tibet in the Old World, and in the mountains of Central America.
The western hills are home to juniper, tamarisk, coarse grasses, and scrub plants.

Juniperus rigida

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Juniperus rigida, the temple juniper, is a species of juniper, native to northern China, Korea, Japan, and the far southeast of Russia (Sakhalin and Primorsky Krai), occurring at altitudes of 10-2,200 m. The species is also naturalized in California and Alabama.

Juniperus communis

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Juniperus communis, the common juniper, is a species of conifer in the genus Juniperus, in the family Cupressaceae.

Juniperus brevifolia

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Juniperus brevifolia, the Azores juniper, is a species of juniper, endemic to the Azores (on Corvo, Faial, Flores, Pico, Santa Maria, São Jorge, São Miguel, and Terceira), where it occurs at altitudes of 240–800 m, rarely up to 1,500 m. It is closely related to Juniperus oxycedrus (Prickly Juniper) of the Mediterranean region and Juniperus cedrus (Canary Islands Juniper) of the Canary Islands.

Juniperus cedrus

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Juniperus cedrus, the Canary Islands juniper, is a species of juniper, native to the western Canary Islands (Tenerife, La Palma, Gran Canaria, Gomera) and Madeira (''J.

Juniperus conferta

Juniperus conferta (shore juniper) is a species of juniper, native to Japan, where it grows on sand dunes.

Juniperus oxycedrus

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Juniperus oxycedrus, vernacularly called Cade, cade juniper, prickly juniper, prickly cedar, or sharp cedar, is a species of juniper, native across the Mediterranean region from Morocco and Portugal, north to southern France, east to westernmost Iran, and south to Lebanon and Israel, growing on a variety of rocky sites from sea level up to 1600 m elevation.

Juniperus macrocarpa

J. macrocarpalarge-fruited juniper
& Sm.) Ball) is a species of juniper, native across the northern Mediterranean region from southwestern Spain east to western Turkey and Cyprus, growing on coastal sand dunes from sea level up to 75 m altitude.

Juniperus chinensis

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Juniperus chinensis (Chinese juniper, 圆柏, 桧) is a juniper that grows as a shrub or tree with a very variable shape, reaching 1–20 m tall.

Juniperus drupacea

Syrian juniper
Juniperus drupacea, the Syrian juniper, is a species of juniper native to the eastern Mediterranean region from southern Greece (Parnon Oros, Peloponnese), southern Turkey, western Syria, and Lebanon, growing on rocky sites from 800–1700 m altitude.

Juniperus excelsa

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Juniperus excelsa, commonly called the Greek juniper, is a juniper found throughout the eastern Mediterranean, from northeastern Greece and southern Bulgaria across Turkey to Syria and Lebanon, Jordan and the Caucasus mountains.

Juniperus lutchuensis

lutchuensis (Koidz.) Satake) is a species of juniper, native to the Ryukyu Islands, Izu Ōshima and the adjacent coast of Shizuoka Prefecture in Japan.

Juniperus foetidissima

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Juniperus foetidissima, with common names foetid juniper or stinking juniper, is a juniper tree species in the family Cupressaceae.

Juniperus phoenicea

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Juniperus phoenicea, the Phoenicean juniper or Arâr, is a juniper found throughout the Mediterranean region, from Morocco and Portugal east to Italy, Turkey and Egypt, south on the mountains of Lebanon, the Palestine region and in western Saudi Arabia near the Red Sea, and also on Madeira and the Canary Islands.

Juniperus indica

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Juniperus indica, the black juniper, is a juniper native to high-altitude climates in the Himalaya, occurring from the northern Indus Valley in Kashmir east to western Yunnan in China.

Juniperus pseudosabina

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Conifer cone

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The female seed cones are very distinctive, with fleshy, fruit-like coalescing scales which fuse together to form a "berry"-like structure, long, with one to 12 unwinged, hard-shelled seeds.
Members of the cypress family (cypresses, arborvitae, junipers, redwoods, etc.) differ in that the bract and seed scales are fully fused, with the bract visible as no more than a small lump or spine on the scale.

Juniperus sabina

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Juniperus sabina, the savin juniper or savin, is a species of juniper native to the mountains of central and southern Europe and western and central Asia, from Spain to eastern Siberia, typically growing at altitudes of 1,000-3,300 m ASL.

Juniperus recurva

Juniperus recurva, commonly named the Himalayan juniper or drooping juniper, is a juniper native to the Himalaya, from northern Pakistan east to western Yunnan in southwestern China.

Juniperus procumbens

Juniperus procumbens is a low-growing shrubby juniper native to the southern Japan.

Juniper pug

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Juniper is the exclusive food plant of the larvae of some moths and butterflies, including Bucculatrix inusitata, juniper carpet, Chionodes electella, Chionodes viduella, juniper pug, and pine beauty.
In the Old World the larva feeds on Juniperus (juniper) and also on some other conifers in the cypress family such as Chamaecyparis and Thuja.

Shrub

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Junipers vary in size and shape from tall trees, tall, to columnar or low-spreading shrubs with long, trailing branches.