Pfitzer's juniper

noun
Pfit·​zer's juniper | \ ˈfitsə(r)z- \
variants: or Ppfitzer juniper

Definition of Pfitzer's juniper

: a low-growing evergreen shrub (Juniperus chinensis pfitzeriana) that has spreading chiefly horizontal branches and gray green foliage and is extensively used in landscaping

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History and Etymology for Pfitzer's juniper

after Ernst Pfitzer †1906 German botanist

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“Pfitzer's juniper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pfitzer%27s%20juniper. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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