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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Canada to N. Mexico.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Juniperus scopulorum is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.6, which places it in position 1056 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.66, ranked 1011. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, Colorado, Idaho, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Juniperus scopulorum Sarg. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2012 Goldman, D.H. [3388], Canada K000554678
Dec 1, 1999 Wooton, E.O. [336] K000088550
Jul 1, 1999 Lyall, D. [1] K000075256
Jul 1, 1999 McCalla, W.C. [2444], Canada K000088562
Jul 1, 1999 Gates, R.R. [s.n.], Canada K000088563
Jul 1, 1999 McKelvey, S.D. [9] K000088558
Jul 1, 1999 Halse, R.R. [4572] K000088555
Jul 1, 1999 Rosendahl, C.O. [1860], Canada K000088552
Jul 1, 1999 Solheim, W.G. [754] K000088538
Jul 1, 1999 Kirkwood, J.E. [2219] K000088543
Jul 1, 1999 Kirkwood, J.E. [2168] K000088541
Jul 1, 1999 Collier, D. [42] K000088546
Jul 1, 1999 Zeller, S.M. [756] K000088549
Jul 1, 1999 Metcalfe, O.B. [380] K000088545
Jul 1, 1999 Jones, M.E. [77] K000088526
Jul 1, 1999 Jones, M.E. [484] K000088527
Jul 1, 1999 Clokey, I.W. [8260] K000088525
Jul 1, 1999 Irvine, F.R. [654] K000088529
Jul 1, 1999 Nelson, A. [s.n.] K000088532
Jul 1, 1999 Barkley, F.A. [2686] K000088537
Jul 1, 1999 St. John, H. [7868] K000088536
Jul 1, 1999 Lyall, D. [s.n.] K000088561
Jul 1, 1999 Rehder, A. [572] K000088553
Jul 1, 1999 Fendler, A. [835], New Mexico K000088540 lectotype
Jul 1, 1999 Purpus, C.A. [6122] K000088531
Jul 1, 1999 Hartman, C.V. [309], Mexico K000088610
Jul 1, 1999 Hitchcock, C.L. [1679] K000088535
Jul 1, 1999 Heller, A.A. [11056] K000088524
Jul 1, 1999 Sandberg, J.H. [1471] K000088523
Jul 1, 1999 Saunders, W. [s.n.], Canada K000088539
Jul 1, 1999 Moir, T.R.G. [197], Canada K000088559
Jul 1, 1999 Palmer, E.J. [38068] K000088521
Jul 1, 1999 Nelson, A. [s.n.] K000088548
Jul 1, 1999 Rydberg, P.A. [3541] K000088533
Jul 1, 1999 Macdougal, D.T. [375] K000088534
Jul 1, 1999 Lehto, E. [2100] K000088557
Jul 1, 1999 Jack, J.G. [1032] K000088551
Jul 1, 1999 Kiltz, B.F. [437] K000088544
Jul 1, 1999 Rydberg, P.A. [1082] K000088560
Jul 1, 1999 Lehto, E. [21449] K000088528
Jul 1, 1999 Nelson, A. [10] K000088547
Jul 1, 1999 Leiberg, J.B. [1573] K000088522
Jul 1, 1999 Green, W. [45] K000088556
Jul 1, 1999 Clokey, I.W. [7821] K000088530
Jul 1, 1999 Rehder, A. [618] K000088554
Jul 1, 1999 Townsend, C.H.T. [370], Mexico K000088608
Jul 1, 1999 Kirkwood, J.E. [2353] K000088542

First published in Gard. & Forest 10: 420 (1897)

Accepted by

  • Adams, R.P. (2008). Junipers of the World: The genus Juniperus ed. 2: 1-402. Trafford publishing Co., Vancouver.
  • Adams, R.P. (2011). Juniperus virginiana in the Serranias del Burro mountains, Coahuila, Mexico: a Pleistocene relict Phytologia 93: 168-173.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

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