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Photo: Juniperus communis.

Taxonomy extra:
This peculiar bush or tree has a two- to three-year cycle of flowers (that are next to invisible), green berries, and blue berries. Nice scent to the wood, which is about as hard and resilient as ocotillo sticks. Liljendal, Finland. Wild. 1992-08-01.
Juniperus communis L. Engl.: juniper, common juniper, ground juniper. Deu.: Wacholder, Heide-Wacholder, Krammetsstrauch, Kranewittbeere, Reckholder, Räucherstrauch. Suom.: kataja, kotikataja, lapinkataja, metsäkataja. Sven.: en, enbuske, fjäll-en, vanlig en. Fran.: genévrier commun, genève, genièvre. Ital.: genepro. Pharm.: oleum baccae juniperi, oleum fructus juniperi. Bot. syn.: Juniperus alpina (Sm.) S. F. Gray, Juniperus canadensis Lodd. ex Burgsd., Juniperus depressa (Pursh) Raf., Juniperus nana Willd.,, Juniperus sibirica Burgsd.
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