Creeping juniper

  • Latin name: Juniperus horizontalis Moench.
  • French name: Genévrier horizontal
  • Taxonomic Serial Number: 194846
  • NA3 , C2
Description

Leaves

  • Leafy shoot (scale leaves) - creeping juniper

Form

  • Mostly scale-like

Colour

  • Prominently whitened, turning purplish over winter

Tree form

Forest-grown

Trunk

  • No trunk
  • Long primary branches trail over the ground
  • Secondary branches erect, plume-like

Range

Across Canada

Photos
  • Creeping juniper
  • Creeping juniper
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