Sargent juniper

noun

variants or less commonly Sargent's juniper
: a low spreading Chinese juniper (Juniperus chinensis sargentii) that has needle-pointed leaves on many conspicuous twigs and is used as an ornamental

Word History

Etymology

probably after Charles Sprague Sargent †1927

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“Sargent juniper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sargent%20juniper. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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