2-1 Cupressaceae, cypress family

Narian C. Munro, Ruth E. Newell, Nicholas M. Hill


The cypress family includes only two genera in Nova Scota, juniper and cedar. Juniper is a prostrate tree found on acidic soil in full sun. The bluish fruit has been used to flavour gin. Photo use has been provided by Meghan Crowley, David Mazzerolle, Sean Blaney and Ross Hall.


Pinophyte, conifer, evergreen, juniper, cedar, Juniperus, Thuja

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