WIS : VP
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Catalog #: v0334086WIS
Taxon: Juniperus virginiana L.
Family: Cupressaceae
Determiner: Nee, M. (2016-01-01)
Collector: Nee, M.   63048   
Date: 2016-07-14
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Richland, 3.8 km E of Gotham, Button Bluff, NE of Button Cemetary along Hwy JJ
43.2188889  -90.2427778
Verbatim Coordinates: 43° 13' 8" N, 90° 14' 34" W; T09N R02E sec34
Elevation: 245 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 245 m.
Habitat: Moderate slope at base of S-facing Wisconsin River valley bluff above Button Cemetery.
Notes: Tree ca. 20 m. tall, cm. in diameter, with many stiff, dead branches to the base, grown in dense stand and with green foliage only at very top; bark shallowly furrowed, brown, fibrous; inner bark exuding a transparent, light yellow resin. Freshly cut wood with typical aroma; heartwood reddish purple; sapwood nearly white. Voucher for wood specimens at Kw, Lw, MADw, MEXUw, RSAw, the wood specimen from 8 m. above the base. Apparently a femal individual, but fruits very rare even though specimens taken from top of canopy exposed to full sun.
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Record Id: 9a2c79f6-504d-47e4-aa5a-4651470dc7af
Occurrence ID (GUID): 82486a15-30ea-4619-93b9-46d906aac841
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Mary Ann Feist (mfeist@wisc.edu)
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