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Juniperus communis var. charlottensis

Juniperus communis L. var. charlottensis R.P. Adams

Common Juniper, Queen Charlotte Islands Juniper

Cupressaceae (Cypress family)



USDA Native Status: AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Cone
Size Notes: Up to about 12 feet tall.
Fruit: Though technically incorrect, the seed cones are often referred to as berries.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Black
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Flowers inconspicuous. Seed cones bluish-black, maturing in 2 years.


Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Muskeg bogs in coastal areas.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Juniperus communis var. charlottensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Juniperus communis var. charlottensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Juniperus communis var. charlottensis


Record Modified: 2023-03-23
Research By: CBR

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