Nako Lake Juniper

Near the Nako Village Lake high in the mountains can be found this evergreen juniper tree

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Bodhi Leaf Nako Lake Juniper

Near the Nako Village Lake high in the mountains can be found this evergreen juniper tree


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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]

CompassGeography:

  • Latitude: 31.879703 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 78.629377 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 3643.9 metres above sea level

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Diplomat Native NonFlowering 


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Journey Journey:

  • Mountains of Cedar and Snow
  • Path : Based in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, with excursions to Dharamsala and through the Kinnaur and Spiti Valleys
  • Date photographed: 1.06.10

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For the landmarked tree named Nako Lake Juniper , the database reference code is: t017.


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