Juniperus virginiana -- Eastern Redcedar


Other names:   Eastern Juniper, Red Juniper, Pencil Cedar

Photo by Joshua Mayer at Flickr under a Creative Commons license

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Fruit ripening dates: October through November

Seeds irregularly shaped and dimpled, with strong pine odor.

Seeds present in bird fecal samples at the Rouge River Bird Observatory, Dearborn, MI.


* Listed as invasive in natural areas by the Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States.

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