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Juniperus virginianaJuniperus virginianaJuniperus virginiana

eastern red cedar

Photograph(s) by*: RHW, CM NRCS

Characteristics

Height: 50-75'
Spread: 35-50'
Flowers: Mar.-Apr.; red purple
Fruit: Jul.-Mar.; pale green to dark blue; cone/cone-like
Fall color: evergreen

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 5-8
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

broad range of soils and habitats

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes

berries consumed by over 50 species of birds; berries have culinary use

Evergreen



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1260.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004