Taxon: Juniperus virginiana L.

 
Genus: Juniperus
Family: Cupressaceae
Nomen number: 20878
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1039. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 13-Jul-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 38 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases (cedar apple rust fide Compendium of apple and pear diseases 11. 1990. APS)
  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Materials: essential oils (in perfumery & as clearing agent)
  • Materials: wood (timber)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Social: religious/secular (Christmas tree)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario, Quebec]
    • 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 (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/juvi.htm), South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Gymnosperms&FamilyID=Cupressaceae&GenusID=Juniperus&SpeciesID=virginiana), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

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  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. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  5. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Farjon, A. A monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys. 2005 (Monog Cupressaceae) 396-397.
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer) 2:417.
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  11. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees. (Mult Glossary Trees)
  12. Jones, A. L. & H. S. Aldwinckle 1990. Compendium of apple and pear diseases (Diseas Comp) 11.
  13. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  14. Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. (F Korea)
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  16. Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  17. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  18. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
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  21. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  22. Silba, J. 1986. Encyclopaedia Coniferae Phytologia Mem. 8:101-102.
  23. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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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=20878. Accessed 21 June 2018.