Of course the juniper and a few other deciduous trees also occur.
Juniper forests are said to exist on the higher mountains.
Toward night candles were burning round his coffin, a pall was spread over it, the floor was strewn with sprays of juniper, a printed band was tucked in under his shriveled head, and in a corner of the room sat a chanter reading the psalms.
Schinzia, which forms galllike swellings on the roots of rushes; Gymnosporangium, causing excrescences on juniper stems; numerous leaf Fungi such as Puccinia, Aecidium, Sep/one, &c., causing yellow, brown or black spots on leaves; or Ustilago in the anthers of certain flowers.
Other trees are the juniper, willow, green ash, box elder, scrub oak, wild plum and wild cherry.
In Norway the sprays, like those of the juniper, are scattered over the floors of churches and the sitting-rooms of dwelling-houses, as a fragrant and healthful substitute for carpet or matting.
Of Coniferae the juniper is found on the higher slopes of J.
thurifera is the incense juniper of Spain and Portugal, and J.
Among the natural flora may be noted the wild olive, the lentisk (from which oil is extracted), the prickly pear, the myrtle, broom, cytisus, the juniper.
In very limited spaces on other mountains there are scattered trees - the pinon (nut pine) and the juniper at an altitude between 5000 and 7000 ft.
This stage in the life-history was formerly regarded as a distinct fungus with the name Roestelia cancellata; it is now known, however, that the spores germinate on young juniper leaves, in which they give rise to this other stage in the plant's history known as Gymnosporangium.
The alpine rose (Rhododendron dauricum) clusters in masses on the higher mountains; juniper, spiraea, sorbus, the pseudo-acacia (Caragana sibirica and C. arborescens, C. jubata in some of the higher tracts), various Rosaceae - Potentilla fruticosa and Cotoneaster uniflora - the wild cherry (Prunus Padus), and many other shrubs occupy the spaces between the trees.
The lower valleys produce dates in abundance, and at higher elevations wheat, barley, millets and excellent fruit are grown, while juniper forests are said to cover the mountain slopes.
In Yemen this tree was probably more common formerly; the place-name Arar, signifying juniper, is still often found where the tree no longer exists.
The wood of the cedar of Lebanon is fragrant, though not so strongly scented as that of the juniper or red-cedar of America.
4, 6, where it is prescribed among the materials to be used for the cleansing of leprosy; but the wood there spoken of was probably that of the juniper.
The term arz is applied by the Arabs to the cedar of Lebanon, to the common pine-tree, and to the juniper; and certainly the "cedars" for masts, mentioned in Ezek.
Thuja gigantea of western North America is known in the United States as White (or Yellow) cedar, and the same name is applied to Cupressus Lawsoniana, the Port Orford or Oregon cedar, a native of the north-west States, and one of the most valuable juniper trees of North America.
A few of the higher mountains have the Aleppo pine and the juniper; elsewhere only an infrequent wild terebinth is to be seen.
Along the western side of northern Anti-Lebanon stretches the Khasha'a, a rough red region lined with juniper trees, a succession of the hardest limestone crests and ridges, bristling with bare rock and crag that shelter tufts of vegetation, and are divided by a succession of grassy ravines.
The western half of these plains has only a few trees along the watercourses and some scraggy bushes of oak, juniper and cedar in the more hilly sections.
The upper regions of Mt Elgon, Mt Debasien and Mt Agoro are clothed with forests of conifers - juniper and yew - and witch-hazels (Trichocladus).
The principal kind of tree is the so-called "Bermudas cedar," really a species of juniper, which furnishes timber for small vessels.
slope of the Cascades the red fir ceases to be the dominant tree, and between this elevation and the region of perpetual snow, on a few of the highest peaks, rise a succession of forest zones containing principally: (1) yellow pine, red and yellow fir, white fir and cedar; (2) lodgepole pine, white pine, Engelmann spruce and yew; (3) subalpine fir, lovely fir, noble fir, Mertens hemlock, Alaska cedar and tamarack; (4) white-bark pine, Patton hemlock, alpine larch and creeeping juniper.
In central and southern Mexico the mountain slopes are forested up to 12,500 to 13,500 ft., juniper bushes continuing up to 14,000 ft.
above the sea-level, and ranging as high as the limits of the thickets of birch, rhododendron and juniper, among which it mostly conceals itself in the daytime.
Juniper, cinnamon, carraway, camomile, cloves and other flavouring agents are also employed in conjunction with the bitter principles, alcohol and sugar.
South of the Arctic circle they are, under ordinary circumstances, confined to the plateaus covered with dwarf birch and juniper above the conifer-region, though in Tromso amt and in Finmarken they occur in all suitable localities down to the level of the sea.
Three species of rhododendron vie with each other in the brilliancy of their masses of red or pink flowers; the common juniper rises higher still, along with three species of bilberry; and several dwarf willows attain nearly to the utmost limit of vegetation.
Juniperus - Juniper.
Furze and the common juniper are regular dune plants, and may also be found on the heaths of Drente, Overysel and Gelderland.
In the valleys of the Waksh and Pro- and the Surkhab to the north of Darwaz, which form an important part of the province of Karategin, maple, ash, hawthorn, pistachio, and juniper grow freely in the mountain forests, and beetroot, kohl rabi, and other vegetables are widely cultivated.
The cedar used in building work is really a species of juniper.
We have also the yew, the hazel, juniper, walnut, wild peach and almond.
Among the indigenous trees are the Abies excelsa, Abies microsperma, Pinus sinensis, Pinus pinea, three species of oak, five of maple, lime, birch, juniper, mountain ash, walnut, Spanish chestnut, hazel, willow, hornbeam, hawthorn, plum, pear, peach, Rhus vernicifera, (?) Rhus semipinnata, Acanthopanax ricinifolia, Zelkawa, Thuja orientalis, Elaeagnus, Sophora Japonica, &c. Azaleas and rhododendrons are widely distributed, as well as other flowering shrubs and creepers, Ampelopsis Veitchii being universal.
Nut pine, juniper and true sage-brush (Artemisia tridentata) characterize the upper Sonoran, - although the latter grows equally in the transition zone.
Above the firs come the tamarack, constituting the bulk of the lower Alpine forest; the hardy long-lived mountain pine; the red cedar or juniper, growing even on the baldest rocks; the beautiful hemlock spruce; the still higher white pine, nut pine, needle pine; and finally, at io,000 to 12,000 ft., the dwarf pine, which grows in a tangle on the earth over which one walks, and may not show for a century's growth more than a foot of height or an inch of girth.
The lower slopes are usually covered with the scrub oak, juniper and pinon; but some mountains, especially those along the eastern border of the Rio Grande Valley, are absolutely treeless.
pedunculata), wych-elm (Ulmus montana), hornbeam (Carpsnus betulus, L.), juniper (Juniperus excelsa, J.
The plateau is covered with a fairly thick growth of the chilghosa or " edible " pine, and a sprinkling of juniper, on the higher slopes.
There are firs and spruces on the mountains, characteristic of the Boreal zone; pines characteristic of the Transition zone; pinon juniper, greasewood and the universally conspicuous sage-brush, characteristic of the Upper Sonoran zone.
Even in the Mexican border, desert oak, juniper and manzanita cover the mountains, and there is a vigorous though short-lived growth of grasses and flower from July to October.
18 Oaks, juniper, pinon, cedars, yellow pine, fir and spruce grow on the mountains and over large areas of the plateau country.'
Yews are common in the north, and dwarf juniper in the south.
The higher plateaus, the Uinta and Wasatch mountains, bear forests of fir, spruce and pine, and the lower slopes are dotted with piiion, juniper, and scrub cedar.
One of the best known examples is the Chinese juniper (Juniperus chinensis), in which branches with spinous leaves, longer and more spreading than the ordinary adult leaf, are often found associated with the normal type of branch.
In the Mediterranean region occur Cupressus sempervirens, Pinus Pinea (stone pine), species of juniper, Cedrus atlantica, C. Libani, Callitris quadrivalvis, Pinus montana, &c. Several conifers of economic importance are abundant on the Atlantic side of North America - Juniperus virginiana (red cedar, used in the manufacture of lead pencils, and extending as far south as Florida), Taxodium distichum (swamp cypress), Pinus rigida (pitch pine), P. mitis (yellow pine), P. taeda,P. palustris, &c. On the west side of the American continent conifers play a still more striking role; among them are Chamaecyparis nutkaensis, Picea sitchensis, Libocedrus decurrens, Pseudotsuga Douglasii (Douglas fir), Sequoia sempervirens, S.
gigantea (the only two surviving species of this generic type are now confined to a few localities in California, but were formerly widely spread in Europe and elsewhere), Pinus Coulteri, P. Lambertiana, &c. Farther south, a few representatives of such genera as Abies, Cupressus, Pinus and juniper are found in the Mexican Highlands, tropical America and the West Indies.
The mature cone is fleshy, with the succulent scales fused together and forming the fruit-like structure known to the older botanists as the galbulus, or berry of the juniper.
The common juniper is a very widely distributed plant, occurring in the whole of northern Europe, central and northern Asia to Kamchatka, and east and west North America.
In former times the juniper seems to have been a very well-known plant, the name occurring almost unaltered in many languages.
The common juniper is official in the British pharmacopoeia and in that of the United States, yielding the oil of juniper, a powerful diuretic, distilled from the unripe fruits.
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But as the slopes of the mountains are ascended the rainfall becomes more copious and grass makes its appearance, together with a few species of arboreal vegetation, such as the juniper.
Among its Gymnosperms are numerous Cupressineae of African affinity belonging to the genera Callitris and Widdringtonia, and a juniper close to one indigenous in Greece.
The best known of these are cloves, pimento (allspice), myrtle, eucalyptus, caraway, fennel, dill, coriander, rosemary, lavender, peppermint, spearmint, nutmeg, cinnamon, sandal-wood, turpentine, juniper berries, valerian and sumbul.
The outstanding wildlife interest includes aspen, juniper, capercaillie, red squirrel, crested tit, blood red slave maker ants and otter.
Made from the purest oils and herbal astringents its aroma is reminiscent of dewy rose petals, freshly picked tangerines and Juniper Berries.
berry crush the juniper berries very slightly without breaking them - just enough to release their flavor.
Grouse Ancienne - flavor with crushed juniper berries and garnish with fried croutons.
Prune the branches of juniper and false cypress at the branch crotch of a new branch.
depute head teacher at Juniper Green Primary School in Edinburgh, is currently engaged on a doctorate at Heriot Watt.
Tony Juniper, director of Friends of the Earth, said that despondency was not the answer.
dewy rose petals, freshly picked tangerines and Juniper Berries.
Two species of rust fungus occur on juniper, and these induce galls to form on the stems and twigs.
There are widespread transitions to wet heath, woodland, juniper scrub and 4060 Alpine and boreal heaths.
Yew and juniper, and the broadleaved evergreen holly are best grown in containers, and planted out when 2-3 years old.
Native Americans and Tibetans use juniper to cleanse and purify the physical and spiritual bodies.
Plantlife are interested in records of particular priority species, including juniper.
This creeping juniper is an excellent ground cover plant for a well-drained shrub or mixed border.
The regionally rare prostrate juniper grows on some cliffs.
Worldwide distribution common juniper has the largest geographic range of any woody plant in the world.
As well as the traditional juniper, 14 other flavorings are included to give Jonge Bols its unique character.
Small stands of juniper juniper Juniperus communis (a non-qualifying feature at this site) are found along the upper margins of the forest.
juniper berries very slightly without breaking them - just enough to release their flavor.
Juniper scrub in the Durham area What is the state of juniper scrub in the Durham area What is the state of juniper scrub in the Durham area?
juniper bushes have been removed to provide better grazing.
juniper tree in memory of Miss Muller.
The meadows are home to some beautiful flora and fauna such as the bearded rhododendron, dwarf juniper and other rare alpine flowers.
marinated pot roast Next time youÃ¢re marinating lamb for a pot roast or casserole, sprinkle over a few juniper berries.
liquoricerm herbs for the pancreas will include juniper berries, fenugreek seed, astragalus root and small amounts of licorice rhizome.
Some species recorded for the site are scarce in Northern Ireland, including common juniper, Scots lovage and roseroot.
A still hardier mountaineer is the Sierra juniper (Juniperus occidentalis ), growing mostly on domes and ridges and glacier pavements.
ponderosa (pine)juniper and ponderosa pine studies included construction of biogeographic models.
prostrate juniper grows on some cliffs.
Juniper's ' geophysical reality ' was, however, convincingly refuted.
Long term herbs for the pancreas will include juniper berries, fenugreek seed, astragalus root and small amounts of licorice rhizome.
Geranium, jasmine, juniper, lavender, peppermint, rose, rosemary and thyme are oils commonly used for this purpose.
These include rowan, birch, oak, juniper, hazel and bird cherry.
Specialities of the reserve: Juniper, meadow saxifrage, wild thyme, pyramidal orchid, round headed rampion, Duke of Burgundy butterfly.
juniper scrub in the Durham area What is the state of juniper scrub in the Durham area?
Stomatal band - a dense surface layer of stomatal band - a dense surface layer of stomata on the upper leaf surface (of Juniper needles ).
This beautifully tangy body oil contains a powerful synergy of detoxifying Seabuckthorn, Sea Fennel, Lemon and Juniper.
Return the onion and bacon, add the thyme and crushed juniper berries.
Rare species recorded for the site include wood vetch, toothwort, bird's-nest orchid and juniper.
The kekop tree, the orange, the laurel, the juniper, the wild cactus, the curry plant, wild sage and celery flourish.
Diseased pear leaves should be picked off and destroyed before the spores are scattered and the various species of juniper on which the alternate stage is developed should not be allowed near the pear trees.
In all three zones occur the chestnut, aspen, willow (especially Salix laurea), hornbeam, birch, alder, juniper and yew; while the mountain ash, hazel, wild plum, wild pear and other wild fruit trees are found at rarer intervals.
the ash, maple, horn-beam, oak,' grape-vine, 6 alder, gooseberry, blackberry, pine, juniper, thistle, fennel, meadowsweet,' 1 A Complete History of Drugs (translation), p. 169 (London, 3748).
The walnut and oak (evergreen, holly-leaved and kermes) descend to the secondary heights, where they become mixed with alder, ash, khinjak, Arbor-vitae, juniper, with species of Astragalus, &c. Here also are Indigoferae and dwarf laburnum.
East of the Steens Mountains there is a chain of very small lakes, such as the Juniper, Manns and Alvord lakes, and also a playa known as the Alvord Desert, which in the spring is covered with a few inches, or perhaps I or 2 ft., of water, and becomes a lake with an area of 50 or 60 sq.
communis, the common juniper (see fig.), and several other species, belong to the section Oxycedrus.
The fruits are used for flavouring girl (a name derived from juniper, through Fr.
full-grown specimens occur of the archa or juniper (Juniperus pseudo-Sabina), characteristic of the whole northern slopes of the Turkestan highlands, the poplar, spruces, cedars, a very few birches (B.
The accompanying red cabbage infused in juniper berries had a very strong pungent flavor.
Juniper 's ' geophysical reality ' was, however, convincingly refuted.
Stomatal band - a dense surface layer of stomata on the upper leaf surface (of Juniper needles).
Gin has herbal undertones and hints of juniper berry that can interfere with some martini recipes.
A Juniper credit card, or Juniper Bank Master Card, is a credit card issued by Juniper Bank.
Juniper was taken over by Barclays Bank in 2004 and has since partnered with numerous businesses to offer rewards ranging from airline miles to low or no interest financing on Apple products.
Possible benefits of a Juniper credit card include a rewards program, transparent banking, and low or no over-the-limit fees.
Juniper, as a division of Barclay's, claims to have over 300 years experience and partnerships with sixty major businesses.
A Juniper credit card offers usage rewards to its customers through relationships with leading companies across a variety of sectors.
Recently, Juniper was a big hit with the music crowd for offering iTunes rewards and low or no interest financing on purchases from the Apple store.
Juniper also offers rewards, such as miles for travel, for customers who make balance transfers.
At times, Juniper has offered customers 1000 bonus miles for every $1,000 balance transferred to a Juniper card.
Juniper calls itself a transparent banking card.
Juniper can also send you wireless alerts about your account activity to your email or cellular phone.
Juniper also lists several other potential benefits, in addition to their rewards programs.
Juniper makes their credit cards accessible to customers with bad credit, albeit at a higher interest rate.
Juniper MasterCard customers are not required to pay any over-the-limit fees.
Juniper charges no ATM fees and some accounts will even reimburse customers if the card is used at other ATMs.
Potentially high fees and higher-than-average interest rates are some of the potential detriments associated with Juniper cards.
Some claim that the fee structure is deceptive, and that Juniper charges what appear to be reasonable fees on the surface, which are actually not in-line with standard industry practice.
Although Juniper claims late fees are some of the lowest in the industry, a late payment can cause the APR on the credit card to rise sharply, costing customers large amounts of cash in interest.
Credit Card Flyers reports that Juniper charges higher-than-average APR fees, which can be adjusted periodically based on vague guidelines such as a "review" of the customer's credit performance.
Juniper charges transaction fees for balance transfers, cash advances, convenience checks, and returned checks.
Some Juniper credit cards also charge a monthly fee for having and/or using the card.
When evaluating any credit card offer, including Juniper credit cards, make sure you read the fine print.
A Juniper card can offer you a good option for a rewards card if you are aware of the APR and other fees and limitations and determine that in your situation, the benefits outweigh the potential drawbacks.
Juniper shrubs, for example, often cause a burning, itchy skin rash.
The men's version of the original fragrance contains notes of fig leaf, green mango, sage, juniper bud, hydroponic basil, vibrant Moroccan cedarwood, cucumber, amber and woods.
Cool Water Summer Fizz: Summery and fun, this limited edition scent is composed of bergamot, citron, juniper, mint, orange, lavender, suede, vetiver, leather, musk and cedar.
Trees and shrubs that Japanese beetles don't like include boxwood, red maples, hickory trees, juniper, lilac, magnolia and many more.
These high fashion, high-impact sunglasses are the brain child of life-long friends Jeff Solono and John Juniper.
Massage oils include rosemary, benzoin, chamomile, camphor, juniper, and lavender.
A favorite of the American South, this pyramid-shaped tree is actually a juniper.
A special method creates massage and aromatherapy oils using Oregano, Lavender and Juniper.
Invigorating: Ginger, bergamot, ylang ylang, amyris, rosemary, pure peppermint, lemon, lime, grapefruit, tea tree, juniper, fir, nutmeg and ginseng root.
Rejuvenating: Rosemary, bergamot, juniper, lemongrass, pure peppermint, pepperwood, bearberry, sage, chromium, eucalyptus, mandarin orange and tangerine.
Recommended oils include pink grapefruit, geranium, lavender, juniper berry, ylang ylang, myrtle, cypress and peppermint.
Vendors such as Cisco, Juniper, Check Point and Barracuda provide these hardware devices to ensure hackers do not gain access to your server.
The gelatinous, generally reddish-brown masses of spores - the teleutospores - formed on the juniper in the spring germinate and form minute spores - sporidia - which give rise to the aecidium stage on the pear.
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