1. Family: Cupressaceae Gray
    1. Genus: Juniperus L.
      1. Juniperus osteosperma (Torr.) Little

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. U.S.A. to New Mexico.

    [EDGE]

    Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

    Conservation
    Juniperus osteosperma is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.8, which places it in position 1088 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.02, ranked 1081. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

    Juniperus osteosperma (Torr.) Little appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2010 Colbert, M. [238], USA K000554179
    Feb 1, 2010 Forney, A. [NVO30-128], USA K000554182
    Dec 1, 1999 Baker, C.F. [436] K000088400
    Jul 1, 1999 Rehder, A. [522] K000088411
    Jul 1, 1999 Coville, F.V. [658] K000088401
    Jul 1, 1999 Clokey, I.W. [7823] K000088404
    Jul 1, 1999 Clokey, I.W. [7824] K000088403
    Jul 1, 1999 Vasey, G.R. [620] K000088402
    Jul 1, 1999 Jack, J.G. [1117] K000088410
    Jul 1, 1999 Jack, J.G. [1118] K000088405
    Jul 1, 1999 Barkley, F.A. [3047] K000088406
    Jul 1, 1999 Nelson, S. [1324] K000088409
    Jul 1, 1999 Lowell, P. [s.n.] K000088408
    Jul 1, 1999 Crosswhite, F.S. [BC7] K000088407
    Jul 1, 1999 Peterson, J.S. [22] K000088398
    Jul 1, 1999 Duran, V. [707] K000088399
    May 1, 1997 Kaune, S.M. [644] K000088397

    First published in Leafl. W. Bot. 5: 125 (1948)

    Accepted by

    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Adams, R.P. (2008). Junipers of the World: The genus Juniperus ed. 2: 1-402. Trafford publishing Co., Vancouver.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Adams, R.P. (2008). Junipers of the World: The genus Juniperus ed. 2: 1-402. Trafford publishing Co., Vancouver.

    Sources

    EDGE Gymnosperms
    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0