Coniferous plant, between 50-67 species of juniper are widely distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere. Bloom color is yellow.
|Habitat||Usually a spreading low shrub, sometimes forming broad or prostrate clumps; rarely a small tree with an open irregular crown. Acid soil, alkaline soil, full sun. Prefers open, sunny locations in light, sandy to well-drained soils, pH adaptable. Juniper berries are food for wildlife, especially grouse, pheasants, and bobwhites. They are an ingredient in gin, producing the distinctive aroma and tang.|
|Leaf Description||Awl-shaped leaves are sharply pointed and spreading at a wide angle from the base, in whorls of three. Needles last on plant for 3 years before shedding. Gray-green to blue green in summer turning yellow-green in winter.|