mountain juniper

noun

Definition of mountain juniper

: a depressed or trailing juniper that is a variety (Juniperus communis saxatilis) of the common juniper, occurs in exposed places and mountains chiefly in northeastern North America, and has short broad curved pointed leaves with a broad white stripe

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

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