Juniperus communis 'Pioneer'
Common name: 
Pioneer Common Juniper
Pronunciation: 
ju-NIP-er-us kom-MU-nis
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
Yes
  • Conifer, evergreen, low growing shrub, height to 1 ft (0.3 m) with a 3 ft (0.9 m) spread.  Leaves awl-shaped with a glaucous white band on upper surface with a green margin.
  • Sun.   Does well in inhospitable soils.
  • An older, creeping type of common juniper is ‘Rapanda’.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 2
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  • plant habit, several plants

    plant habit, several plants

  • single plant

    single plant

  • needles

    needles