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Plant    Species Name:
Juniperus horizontalis Moench
syn. Juniperus hudsonica Forbes
syn. Juniperus prostrata Pers.
syn. Juniperus repens Nutt.
syn. Juniperus virginiana L. var. prostrata (Pers.) Torr.
syn. Sabina horizontalis (Moench) Rydb.
syn. Sabina prostrata (Pers.) Antoine

Common Name:
creeping juniper


Little Beaver Creek, North Dakota   October 16, 1804

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .

Juniperus horizontalis (PH-LC 115).

The copyright for this image is retained by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; this image is used with their permission.

Journal Entries:

Capt. Lewis, October 16, 1804 - (104 No) October the 16 a dwarf cedar of the open praries seldom ever rises more than ...  more>>

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collector unknown, Carson, North Dakota, 27 August 1952

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Juniperus horizontalis (Robert W. Smith)

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