This species has two kind of leaf; one is the scaly obtuse leaf, the other is the acicular spiny pointed leaf.
The wood is used for alcove posts, engravings, pencil wood.It is planted for a garden tree.
Juniperus virginiana produced in North America is famous for pencil woopd.
Distribution ; Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Ryukyu, Korea, China
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