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Juniperus ashei J. Buchholz - syn.Juniperus sabinoides (Kunth) Nees - Cupressaceae - Ashe's juniper, mountain cedar

Dioecious tree, up to 15m tall, native to Northern America (central-southern US, Mexico).
„Ashe juniper is a source of Texas-cedarwood oil and fence posts.“

„Drought-tolerant evergreen shrub or small tree, native to northeastern Mexico and the south-central United States north to southern Missouri; the largest areas are in central Texas, where extensive stands occur.“

The volatile wood oil of J.ashei („Texas cedarwood oil“) contains α-cedrene (30%), thujopsene (25%), β-cedrene (5%), α-cedrol (19%) widdrol (1%), cuparene (1%), and α-bisabolol (0.4%).
[Adams, R. P. „Cedar wood oil—Analyses and properties.“ Essential oils and waxes. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1991, 159-173]

Juniperus ashei as Juniperus sabinoides
Sargent, C.S., The Silva of North America, vol. 10: t. 523 (1898) [C.E. Faxon]

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