A graceful ornamental, often with narrow crown of drooping foliage, several varieties differ in form and in leaf color. The aromatic wood is especially suited for cedar chests and is also used for lumber, fenceposts, and fuel.
Common Name: Rocky Mountain Juniper
Botanical Name: Juniperus scopulorum
Size Class: 12-36 ft.
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May
USA: AZ , CO , ID , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OK , OR , SD , TX , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC
Native Distribution: B.C. to AZ and Sonora, e. to ND, w. TX, and
Native Habitat: Rocky or sandy hillsides; mountains
Water Use: Low