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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.
Accessions: 14 (5 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon (s.e.)] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • 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. 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. Farjon, A. 2005. A monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys 308-310.
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. 2:416.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=20836. Accessed 22 July 2019.