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Taxon: Juniperus horizontalis Moench

 
Genus: Juniperus
Family: Cupressaceae
Nomen number: 20836
Place of publication: Methodus 699. 1794
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Jul-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 14 (5 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Monog Cupressaceae); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Monog Cupressaceae)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory (s.e.)] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (n.), New York, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois (n.), Iowa (n.), Minnesota, Nebraska (n.w.), North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Montana, Wyoming]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Junipers of the world: the genus Juniperus, ed. 2. 2008 (Gen Juniperus)
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. Farjon, A. A monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys. 2005 (Monog Cupressaceae) 308-310.
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer) 2:416.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. (F IllJones)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Juniperus horizontalis Moench :

  • 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:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Juniperus horizontalis 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=20836. Accessed 17 December 2018.