Invasive Species Compendium

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Juniperus communis
(common juniper)

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Juniperus communis (common juniper)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Juniperus communis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • common juniper
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •         Class: Pinopsida
  • Uses List
  • Essential oils
  • Host of pest
  • Ornamental
  • Spices and culinary herbs
  • Traditional/folklore
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Juniperus communis L.

Preferred Common Name

  • common juniper

Other Scientific Names

  • Juniperus oblonga M. Bieb.

International Common Names

  • Spanish: Enebro comun
  • French: Genevrier commun
  • Portuguese: zimbro-comum

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Gemeiner Wacholder; Heide- Wacholder
  • Italy: Ginepro comune
  • Netherlands: Jeneverboom
  • Sweden: vanlig En

EPPO code

  • IUPCO (Juniperus communis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •                 Class: Pinopsida
  •                     Family: Cupressaceae
  •                         Genus: Juniperus
  •                             Species: Juniperus communis

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Host of pest

General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Spices and culinary herbs

Materials

  • Essential oils

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore