Rocky Mountain juniper (Juniperus scopulorum)
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Latin (scientific) name: Juniperus scopulorum
Common English name: Rocky Mountain juniper
Other names: Western juniper
French name: Genévrier des Rocheuses
Found on sandy soils or dry rocky ridges.
Usually grows on mountains and in the coastal forest.
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A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
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