Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01292 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Juniperus communis L.
Common name   common juniper
J. Tanner   s.n.  
Coll. Date 05 October 1996 
United States
Sevier County
Locality Fish Lake.
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 38° 33'  48" N, 111° 42'  56" W
Township Range T26S, R2E, Sec. 8  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Juniperus communis L.

Common Name(s): common juniper, dwarf juniper, genÚvrier commun.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=194820, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Coniferophyta
                    Class: Pinopsida
                        Order: Pinales
                            Family: Cupressaceae
                                Genus: Juniperus
                                    Species: Juniperus communis


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01292s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01272s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01430s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01590s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01912s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02243s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02262s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02305s2.jpg 
specimen image: 02311s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03187s2.jpg 
specimen image: 03188s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12049s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13664s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15090s1.jpg 
specimen image: 15850s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
15091 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi      "kinnikinnick" 1.2 mi. SE
15090 Juniperus communis  var. depressa   "common juniper" same section
07161 Myriophyllum sibiricum      "shortspike watermilfoil" 1257 ft. N
07191 Potamogeton filiformis  var. alpinus  1257 ft. N
03824 Rumex occidentalis     1 mi. S
01293 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bowery Creek Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1906 ft. SE 8888  Fish Lake 
Bowery Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 2336 ft. SE   Fish Lake 
Mackinaw Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2867 ft. S 8878  Fish Lake 
Bowery Group Area Recreation Site (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2533 ft. E 8849  Fish Lake 
Twin Creek Amphitheater Recreation Site (Locale) Sevier County, UT 0.6 mi. S 8865  Fish Lake 
Bowery Haven Resort (Park) Sevier County, UT 2796 ft. E 8869  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Visitor Center (Building) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. S 8849  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake (Lake) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. S 8849  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. SW 8911  Fish Lake 
Twin Creek Picnic Area (Park) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. S 8855  Fish Lake 
Twin Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.1 mi. S   Fish Lake 
Joe Bush Fisherman Parking (Locale) Sevier County, UT 0.9 mi. E 8852  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Lodge (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. S 8855  Fish Lake 
Fishlake Resort (Populated Place) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. S 8852  Fish Lake 
Pelican Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. E   Fish Lake 
Anderson Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. SW   Fish Lake 
Pelican Overlook (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.2 mi. E 9124  Fish Lake 
Aspen Heart and Lakeview Recreation Residences (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 9010  Fish Lake 
Hi Spring (Spring) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. W 10982  Fish Lake 
Pelican Point Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. E 8849  Fish Lake 


Taxon Links for species Juniperus communis  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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