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Sierra Juniper
Juniperus grandis
  
About Sierra Juniper (Juniperus grandis) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Juniperus grandis (Sierra juniper) is a shrub or tree native to California, United States. A medium-sized tree 12-26 m tall with a stout trunk up to 3 m diameter. Cones 5-9 mm diameter. Most plants dioecious, but about 5-10% are monoecious. A medium-sized tree 12-26 m tall with a stout trunk up to 3 m diameter. Cones 5-9 mm diameter. Most plants dioecious, but about 5-10% are monoecious. Synonyms: Juniperus occidentalis var. australisHabitat. Exposed, dry, rocky slopes, flats, forest, pinyon/juniper woodland; 100-3100 m. High North Coast Ranges, High Sierra Nevada, San Gabriel Mountains, San Bernardino Mountains, East of Sierra Nevada, Desert Mountains; western Nevada.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Tree

Size
Size
39.4 - 85.3 ft tall

Wildlife Supported
 


 
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Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 7.6" - 71.8", Summer Precipitation: 0.59" - 4.40", Coldest Month: 20.3" - 45.0", Hottest Month: 46.6" - 72.5", Humidity: 0.83" - 24.47", Elevation: 3339" - 10431"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Grand Juniper, Western Juniper


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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