baumzaehlen - Primeval Forests & Their Trees

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Juniperus communis (common juniper, Cupressaceae)

 

 

Tree-like 6.2-metre J. communis in Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine) forest. Tresticklan National Park, Sweden.
Shrub-like J. communis in a stand of Betula pendula (silver birch, 2., 4. and 5. trunk from left) and Populus tremula (common aspen, the other grey trunks). Also Picea abies (Norway spruce, background). Pyhä-Häkki National Park, Finland, at 165 m.
Low Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine) forest at dry rocky site. J. communis (centre foreground) and Betula pendula (silver birch, right background). Tyresta National Park, Sweden.
On the slope Betula pubescens var. pumila (arctic downy birch) woodland. On the valley floor shrub-like J. communis. Urho Kekkonen National Park, Finland.
Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine) forest. Also Picea abies (Norway spruce) with dense foliage, Betula pendula (silver birch) with white bark and small J. communis, foreground. Petkeljärvi National Park, Finland.
Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine, with coarse lower bark and reddish upper bark), Picea abies (Norway spruce, with dense foliage), Betula pendula (silver birch, with white bark), saplings of Sorbus aucuparia (European rowan) and shrub-like J. communis (centre). Salamanperä Strict Nature Reserve, Finland.