Plot #2

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Photo of Plot #2

Plot Information

North side of Tykeson building.

Updated August 08, 2017 22:42
Featured Plant western juniper
Latitude 44.04337
Longitude 121.33452
Elevation 3687.0 ft.
Area 7912.0 sq. ft.
Aspect north facing
Origin combination established plants and nursery plants
Inoculated? Yes
Initial planting date Fall 2016
Initial succession mid seral

Featured Plant: western juniper

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Photo of western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis)

Juniperus occidentalis

Pyramidal tree, crown growing rounded with age; 4-10m tall in maturity. Bark brown, fibrous, and furrowed. Leaves scaly, pale green; slightly denticulate margins; glandular on the upper side. Staminate cones ovoid; 3-5mm long; 12-16 stamens. Ovulate cones round, black with blueish powder; 7-8mm wide; fleshy but dry.

Knoke, Don. 2017. WTU Herbarium Image Collection - Burke Museum. University of Washington. Accessed 8 June 2017. http://biology.burke.washington.edu/herbarium/imagecollection.php?Genus=Juniperus&Spe cies=occidentalis

Habitat Type Tolerance Invasive?
Desert foothills and lower mountains west of the Rocky Mountains. Full sun No