Horizontal Juniper
Juniperus horizontalis

Habitat: Beaches and dunes

Form: Small prostrate evergreen shrub

Flower and fruit: The blue glaucous fruit is a fleshy cone, fragrant when crushed

Family: Cupressaceae

Foliage: The leaves are scaly and opposite.

Notes and uses: This low plant hugs the ground on dunes and beaches.

Image of plant in winter on Sleeping Bear Dunes.

Juniperus horizontalis

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