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Alligator juniper

Juniperus deppeana

Description:

The bark has distinctive squares that resembles alligator skin. Their was several of these scattered about at the base of Guadalupe Peak. Most were 10 to 12 ft tall.

Habitat:

Spotted in the Guadalupe Mountain foothills. Elevation near 6000. ft.


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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 2 days ago

Thank you very much Tukup.

Tukup
Tukup 4 days ago

That is a well-named tree. Very interesting. Thanks for sharing Brian.

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Texas, USA

Lat: 31.90, Long: -104.83

Spotted on Oct 13, 2019
Submitted on Nov 5, 2019

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