• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Crete isl.
  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    February 2005
Coastal Prickly Juniper

Photo of Coastal Prickly Juniper, Juniperus oxycedrus subsp. macrocarpa in Crete Greece. This dioecious bush or tree can reach up to 8m. in height. Its leaves are small (2-2, 5 cm) blue-green, awl shaped. Male cones are yellow, female ones are pearl-shaped 12-15 mm and contain 3 seeds. It grows on maritime rocks and sand, often in big stands.