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Juniperus ×fassettii

Juniperus ×fassettii B. Boivin

Fassett's Juniper

Cupressaceae (Cypress family)

Synonym(s): Juniperus scopulorum var. patens

USDA Symbol: JUFA2

USDA Native Status: CAN (N)

Natural hybrid of Juniperus horizontalis and J. scopulorum.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Cone
Size Notes: Up to about 30 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 blue-black, usually maturing in 2 years.


Canada: AB , BC
Native Habitat: Rocky and gravelly soils, slopes, rock outcrops, stream banks.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Juniperus ×fassettii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Juniperus ×fassettii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Juniperus ×fassettii


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

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