Texas Cedar, Juniperus ashei

Cedars in August 06 drought
Cedars at the peak of the summer 2006 drought. The native grass had burnt to orange,
but there is relatively more green around the large cedar.

Large numbers of cedars, both large and small, are present on our land.

Male (pollen) cones up close.

Other enlarged details

Female (ovulate) cones

Are the juniper sexes as separate as common lore might indicate?

Junipers as vital for other plants.

Juniper galls

More galls & other strange structures

Highly recommended reading:
Elizabeth McGreevy Seiler's "UNTWISTING THE CEDAR — the myths & culture of the Ashe juniper tree."

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