from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various evergreen trees or shrubs of the genus Juniperus, having needlelike or scalelike, often pointed leaves and aromatic, bluish-gray, berrylike seed-bearing cones.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The American larch, Larix laricina.
- noun The black spruce, Picea Mariana.
- noun The ground-hemlock, Taxus Canadensis.
- noun coniferous evergreen shrub or tree, belonging to the genus Juniperus.
- Bitter; sharp; severe.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) Any evergreen shrub or tree, of the genus Juniperus and order Coniferæ.
- noun (Zoöl.) the larva of a geometrid moth (
Drepanodes varus). It feeds upon the leaves of the juniper, and mimics the small twigs both in form and color, in a remarkable manner.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun any
shrubor treeof the genusJuniperus of the cypress family; characterized by pointed, needle-like leavesand aromaticberry-like cones.
- noun certain
coniferoustrees which resemble junipers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista
- noun coniferous shrub or small tree with berrylike cones
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
It just happens to be mountain cedar aka juniper allergy season down here in Texas!
Soils derived from gypsum support a distinctive flora, including Pinchot juniper, that is adapted to drought and high concentrations of salt.
I am especially intrigued by the idea of juniper berries.
The juniper is a partially trailing plant, of loose habit, suitable for banks and rocky places.
As the juniper is the most stubborn and unshakeable of trees in the
Now, the juniper is the badge of the Clan Macleod.
Shingles from this, sometimes called juniper shingles, last for forty years.
Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
Let liars consider what shall be given to them: Sharp arrows of the Almighty, with coals of juniper, that is, they will fall and lie for ever under the wrath of God, and will be made miserable by the tokens of his displeasure, which will fly swiftly like arrows, and will strike the sinner ere he is aware and when he sees not who hurts him.
In fact, it's always seemed a little like the start of Hill Country, although there's more faux cedar aka juniper trees than mesquite.
South-facing slopes, often snow-free and exposed to cold wind during winter, support sedge meadow vegetation while sheltered, north-facing sites support evergreen shrubs such as juniper (Juniperus) and rhododendron (R. setosum and R. cephalanthus).