Waukegan juniper

Wau·​ke·​gan juniper | \ wȯˈkēgən- \

Definition of Waukegan juniper

: a creeping juniper (Juniperus horizontalis douglasi) having long branches and blue-green leaves that turn purplish in winter

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History and Etymology for Waukegan juniper

from Waukegan, city in northeastern Illinois

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“Waukegan juniper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Waukegan%20juniper. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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