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Common name

English: Alpine Juniper

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Pinophyta (34)

    Class: Pinopsida (36)

      Order: Pinales (35)

        Family: Cupressaceae (13)

          Genus: Juniperus (7)

            Epithet: communis (8)

              Variety: saxatilis Pall.

communis => common, or growing in society

saxatilis => growing amongst rocks, rock-loving

Characteristics

Climate: frigid zone

Habit: shrub

External links

Check for Juniperus communis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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