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Juniperus communis

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Juniperus communis
Juniperus communis subsp. communis
in the Netherlands
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
Diveesion: Pinophyta
Cless: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Faimily: Cupressaceae
Genus: Juniperus
Species: J. communis
Binomial name
Juniperus communis
Naitural range warld-wide
Naitural range in North Americae

Juniperus communis, kent as the jeneper or aiten, is a species o conifer in the genus Juniperus, in the faimily Cupressaceae. It haes the lairgest geografical range o ony widdy plant, wi a circumpolar distribution ootthrou the cuil temperate Northren Hemisphere frae the Arctic sooth in mountains tae aroond 30°N latitude in North Americae, Europe an Asie. Relict populations can be foond in the Atlas Moontains o Africae.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Conifer Specialist Group 1998. Juniperus communis. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 3 March 2010.