Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 15090 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Juniperus communis L.
Infraspecific    var. depressa Pursh
Common name   common juniper
P. Jensen   67  
Coll. Date 19 September 2009 
United States
Sevier County
Locality Fish Lake, W edge, 0.5 mi NE of Fish Lake Resort, between shoreline and UT Highway 25.
     Elev.: 8950 ft. (2729 m.)
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'  6.37" N, 111° 43'  5.63" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


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

     Juniperus communis var. depressa Pursh

     Juniperus canadensis Lodd. ex Burgsd.
     Juniperus communis ssp. depressa (Pursh) Franco
     Juniperus depressa (Pursh) Raf.

Common Name(s): common juniper.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528646, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 15090s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 01272s2.jpg 
specimen image: 01292s2.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 
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specimen image: 12049s2.jpg 
specimen image: 13664s1.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" same section
01292 Juniperus communis      "common juniper" same section
07161 Myriophyllum sibiricum      "shortspike watermilfoil" 1 mi. N
07191 Potamogeton filiformis  var. alpinus  1 mi. N
01295 Ribes inerme      "whitestem gooseberry" 2 mi. N
03824 Rumex occidentalis     1333 ft. SE
01293 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" same section
01297 Salix geyeriana      "Geyer's willow" 2 mi. N


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Twin Creek Amphitheater Recreation Site (Locale) Sevier County, UT 920 ft. N 8865  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Visitor Center (Building) Sevier County, UT 1156 ft. SW 8849  Fish Lake 
Mackinaw Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1426 ft. N 8878  Fish Lake 
Twin Creek Picnic Area (Park) Sevier County, UT 1591 ft. SW 8855  Fish Lake 
Twin Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 1681 ft. SW   Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Ranger Station (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1880 ft. W 8911  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake Lodge (Locale) Sevier County, UT 2278 ft. SW 8855  Fish Lake 
Fishlake Resort (Populated Place) Sevier County, UT 2344 ft. SW 8852  Fish Lake 
Fish Lake (Lake) Sevier County, UT 2360 ft. SE 8849  Fish Lake 
Anderson Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 0.6 mi. SW   Fish Lake 
Bowery Creek (Stream) Sevier County, UT 0.6 mi. NE   Fish Lake 
Bowery Creek Campground (Locale) Sevier County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 8888  Fish Lake 
Bowery Group Area Recreation Site (Locale) Sevier County, UT 0.9 mi. NE 8849  Fish Lake 
Aspen Heart and Lakeview Recreation Residences (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. SW 9010  Fish Lake 
Bowery Haven Resort (Park) Sevier County, UT 1 mi. NE 8869  Fish Lake 
Joe Bush Fisherman Parking (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.3 mi. NE 8852  Fish Lake 
Pelican Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. NE   Fish Lake 
Lakeside Resort (Populated Place) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. SW 8859  Fish Lake 
Doctor Canyon (Valley) Sevier County, UT 1.6 mi. SW   Burrville 
Doctor Creek Group Area (Locale) Sevier County, UT 1.9 mi. SW 8865  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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