Digital Herbaria

Juniperus ashei

Juniperus ashei J. Buchholz

Ashe juniper, Ashe's juniper, Mountain cedar, Blueberry juniper

Cupressaceae (Cypress Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Juniperus ashei

Ashe Juniper, Mountain Cedar


Location: S edge of East-West Path, 1/3 way East from wooden footbridge to Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Level, alkaline soil. Partial shade of Quercus. Lone tree.

Description: Tree, 5.5 m tall. Bark thin, ashy gray-brown, peeling. Branches spreading. Leaves seemingly alternate, sometimes in 3's, flattened. Fruit dark-blue, glaucous, globose-ovoid, to 17.5 x 8.5 mm wide/long.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 25, 1994
Specimen number: 620

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0906
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66

Annotations: DXFXB Dioecious/pistillate (In fruit)

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