Rocky Mountain juniper

Rocky Mountain juniper

noun
a juniper, Juniperus scopulorum, of western North America, that yields a soft, reddish wood used for making fences, pencils, etc., and that is also grown as an ornamental.
Also called Rocky Mountain red cedar.


Origin:
1895–1900

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