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Juniperus virginiana L.
Red cedar

Juniperus virginiana
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Family: Cupressaceae

Group: Gymnosperm

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Central and eastern North America.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: For images, click on the USDA PLANTS or the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants links below. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map for Juniperus silicicola, now place into synonymy here, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Juniperus virginiana available from :

Juniperus virginiana has been found in the following 18 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Doubtfully Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Doubtfully Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Chapman Field Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Not Native, Naturalized
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
LaBelle Nature Park Present Not Native, Naturalized
Luis Martinez United States Army Reserve Station, Richmond Pine Rocklands Present Not Native, Naturalized
Nicodemus Slough Present Not Native, Naturalized
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Not Native, Naturalized
Stump Pass Beach State Park Present Native
Trinity Pineland Present Not Native, Naturalized

Juniperus virginiana has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Glades County Doubtfully Native
Hendry County Not Native, Naturalized
Lee County Doubtfully Native
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Juniperus virginiana has been found in the following 4 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Hammock
Pine Rockland
Wet Flatwoods

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Juniperus virginiana
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley