Temple Juniper (Juniperus rigida)

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Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Leaves: Evergreen
Needled
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Wind
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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July 31, 2013

Shortly after moving to southeastern PA, I watched 30 deer gracefully ravage my new garden like starving ballerinas at an all-you-can-eat buffet. I asked a neighbor: “What don’t deer eat?” After a significant pause he replied: “Concrete…if it’s in large chunks.”

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Juniperus conferta Golden Pacific by quercusnut Apr 20, 2018 11:44 PM 4
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Evergreen groundcover? by carlysuko Feb 26, 2017 1:12 AM 3
Anyone familiar with Juniper? by plantladylin Jan 16, 2013 6:38 AM 2

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