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Common name

English: Eastern Redcedar

German: Virginische Rotzeder, Virginischer Wacholder

Mandarin: 北美圆柏 (bei mei yuan bai)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2559)

  Phylum: Pinophyta (36)

    Class: Pinopsida (36)

      Order: Pinales (35)

        Family: Cupressaceae (13)

          Genus: Juniperus (7)

           Epithet: virginiana L. (3)

Synonyms: Juniperus alba Knight ex Carrière, Juniperus arborescens Moench, Juniperus argentea Gordon, Juniperus bedfordiana Loudon, Juniperus cannartii K.Koch, Juniperus caroliana Mill.

alba => white

arborescens => arboreus, like a tree

argentea => silvery

bedfordiana => in honor of John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford (1766-1839), British politician and patron of botany

cannartii => in honor of Frederic Cannart d'Hamale (1804-1888), Belgian botanist

virginiana => from Virginia, North America

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: brown, green

External links

Check for Juniperus virginiana at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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