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Nor La Evergreen Juniper

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Bodhi Leaf Nor La Evergreen Juniper

In a rocky valley high in the Ladakh Himalaya, an evergreen juniper tree is a striking landmark- there are no other trees like it anywhere nearby

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Taxon Botany:

    • Common name: Black Juniper: This Himalayan evergreen species is the highest growing woody plant in the world, tolerating exceptionally severe winters in altitudes reaching 5,200 m.
    • Botanical species: Juniperus indica
    • Botanical family : Cupressaceae [Cypress]


  • Latitude: 34.283807 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 76.97355 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 3256.9 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • Over The Mountains
  • Path : Into the TransHimalaya- Himachal to Ladakh to Kashmir
  • Date photographed: 2.09.09


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For the landmarked tree named Nor La Evergreen Juniper , the database reference code is: h015.

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