1. Family: Cupressaceae Gray
    1. Genus: Juniperus L.
      1. Juniperus horizontalis Moench

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic America to N. U.S.A.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Juniperus horizontalis is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.55, which places it in position 1044 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.87, ranked 987. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Labrador, Manitoba, Masachusettes, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New York, Newfoundland, North Dakota, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Québec, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon

    Juniperus horizontalis Moench appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 1999 Richardson [408], Canada K000075152 holotype
    Jul 1, 1999 Bourgeau, E. [s.n.], Canada K000088424
    Jul 1, 1999 Gleason, H.A. [227] K000088426
    Jul 1, 1999 Fernald, M.L. [6735], Canada K000088429
    Jul 1, 1999 Fernald, M.L. [4422], Canada K000088417
    Jul 1, 1999 St. John, H. [1117], Canada K000088415
    Jul 1, 1999 St. John, H. [1116], Canada K000088416
    Jul 1, 1999 Robinson, B.L. [34], Canada K000088422
    Jul 1, 1999 Adams, R.P. [1900] K000088428
    Jul 1, 1999 Adams, R.P. [1897] K000088427
    Jul 1, 1999 Baldwin, W.K.W. [5769], Canada K000088425
    Jul 1, 1999 Scoggan, H.J. [8167], Canada K000088421
    Jul 1, 1999 Moir, T.R.G. [376], Canada K000088419
    Jul 1, 1999 Holdt, F. von [s.n.] K000088430
    Jul 1, 1999 Malt, M.O. [s.n.], Canada K000088431
    Jul 1, 1999 Went, F.W. [s.n.] K000088420
    Jul 1, 1999 Farr, E.M. [s.n.], Canada K000088413
    Jul 1, 1999 Farr, E.M. [s.n.], Canada K000088414
    Jul 1, 1999 Rand, E.L. [s.n.] K000088423
    Jul 1, 1999 Knight, W.C. [s.n.] K000088418
    Jul 1, 1999 Goldie, H. [s.n.], Newfoundland K001090513
    Zuck, M. [s.n.], Arizona K000088374

    First published in Methodus: 699 (1794)

    Accepted by

    • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542. New York Botanical Garden.
    • 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.
    • Herkert, J.R. & Ebinger, J.E. (eds.) (2002). Endangered and Threatened Species of Illinois: status and distribution 1: 1-161. Endangered species protection board, Springfield, Illinois.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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

    Kew Science Photographs
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/