Juniperus horizontalis Moench
FamilyCupressaceae — APG family: Cupressaceae
SynonymsJuniperus prostrata Pers.
Common namecreeping savin
DescriptionA prostrate shrub; leaves blue-green, scalelike, appressed, cuspidate; fruits on short, recurved peduncles.
EcologyRocky and sandy places. Described from cultivated specimens.
Young Alaskan specimens are said to have subulate, spreading leaves.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.