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Utah Juniper (Juniperus osteoperma) 2017-2022

How crazy is this? I stumbled upon a picture of the very same tree I encountered a year ago in the desert of Las Vegas. The Utah Juniper (Juniperus osteoperma) stands tall and proud, with its rugged, twisted branches gracefully adorned by delicate, scale-like leaves.

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Thriving in the dry, sandy soils and limited water resources, this remarkable tree displays unparalleled resilience even in the harshest environments. It serves as a true symbol of strength and tenacity in the face of adversity.

Author: Krystal Zuniga
Date: July 16th, 2023
Blog for Nature Circle

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