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Digital Herbaria

Juniperus ashei

Juniperus ashei J. Buchholz

Ashe Juniper, Ashe's Juniper, Mountain Cedar, Rock Cedar, Post Cedar, Texas Cedar, Brake Cedar, Mexican Juniper, Blueberry Juniper, Ozark White Cedar, Sabino, Enebro

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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