WIS : VP
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Catalog #: v0340003WIS
Taxon: Juniperus communis var. depressa Pursh
Family: Cupressaceae
Determiner: Nee, M. (2016-01-01)
Collector: Nee, M.   62902   
Date: 2016-04-27
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Richland, 3.8 km. E of Gotham, Button Bluff, NE of Button Cemetery along CTH JJ
43.2197222  -90.2433333
Verbatim Coordinates: 43° 13' 11" N, 90° 14' 36" W; T09N R02E sec34
Elevation: 270 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 270 m
Habitat: Very steep S-facing bluff of Wisconsin River valley, with dry prairie heavily invaded by Juniperus virginiana and a few J. communis var. depressa and Populus gradidentata.
Notes: Voucher for wood speciments at Kw, Lw, MADw, MEXUw, RSAw. Wood only faintly aromatic when fresh and light colored, very different from the denser purplish-red and very fragrant wood of J. virginiana; sapwood light-colored; heartwood scarcely distinct in color, slightly darker tan. Foliage prickly; leaves produced in 2015 glaucous adaxially.
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Record Id: 332a2913-a576-4b37-b432-30704e322331
Occurrence ID (GUID): 732b0349-d5d9-4f38-8246-7d79e4f70103
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Mary Ann Feist (mfeist@wisc.edu)
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