Common Juniper

  • berries are astringent
  • berry has 3-12 small seeds
  • needly shrub grows to waist level
WARNING: Eating these berries in large quantities can cause renal damage or intestinal irritation. They should not be consumed by pregnant women or kidney patients.
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Look-alikes in British Columbia

See also Rocky Mountain juniper and its look-alikes.

Related topics: Edible Mushrooms of BC - Edible Plants of BC
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