· How is it?: It has got a conic or piramidal shape.
The trunk is short and robust. The bark has got a brown tone.
The leaves are very small like small scales.
· Where does it grow?: It’s resistant to drought and to extreme climates. It often occupier limestone sustrats with esqueletics floors. Al trough it can live at 1400 m height, most of them grow between 900 and 100 metres.
It has got a growth is very slow it used for: its wood is very arotmatic.
· In CyL:The most extensive juniper´s forest are in the province of Burgos and Soria.
In Segovia there are big areas of forest and in the north of Leon and Palencia. Two natural reserves (Cañon de Río Lobos and Hoces del Duraton)
Are inhabited in a big part by this tree.