Juniperus flaccida

A principally Mexican shrub or small tree, entering the US only in the Big Bend region of Texas. The drooping branchlets are distinctive; I call it Mexican wilting juniper or, more informally, droopy juniper.

Plant habit on the South Rim of the Chisos Mts., 3/22/06.

Plant habit, again on the south rim of the Chisos Mountains, Big Bend National Park, 22 Mar 2006.

Megastrobili in the Chisos Mts., 3/22/06.

Bark in the Chisos Mts., 3/21/06.

Branchlets in the Chisos Mts., 3/21/06.

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