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Taxon: Juniperus virginiana L.

 
Genus: Juniperus
Family: Cupressaceae
Nomen number: 20878
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1039. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 13-Jul-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 63 (47 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Harmful organism host:
  • Materials: wood (timber)
  • Medicines: folklore
  • Social: religious/secular (Christmas tree)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Ontario]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, District of Columbia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Adams, R. P. 2000. Systematics of smooth leaf margin Juniperus of the western hemisphere based on essential oils and RAPD DNA fingerprinting. Biochem. Syst. & Ecol. 28:149-162.
  2. Adams, R. P. 2008. Junipers of the world: the genus Juniperus, ed. 2
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  5. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1986-1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols.
  6. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 15.
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Farjon, A. 2005. A monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys 396-397.
  9. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. 2:417. Note: with two varieties
  10. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. International Seed Testing Association. 1971. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees.
  13. Jones, A. L. & H. S. Aldwinckle. 1990. Compendium of apple and pear diseases. The disease compendium series. 11.
  14. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: with two varieties
  15. Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  16. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  17. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  18. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  19. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  20. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  21. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  22. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  23. Silba, J. 1986. Encyclopaedia Coniferae. Phytologia Mem. 8:101-102.
  24. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  25. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Gymnosperms&FamilyID=Cupressaceae&GenusID=Juniperus&SpeciesID=virginiana target='_blank'
  26. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  27. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Juniperus virginiana L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Juniperus virginiana cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?20878. Accessed 20 September 2019.