UVM Virtual Plant Walk 11: Coniferous evergreen groundcovers, shrubs & small trees

  1. List of Plants by Size and Family
  2. Map of Plants on Campus with List of Plants (in the order suggested for the walk)
  3. Photos of Plants (in the order suggested for the walk)
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List of Plants by Size and Family
Plants with links can be found on or near the UVM campus.
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Coniferous evergreen groundcovers, shrubs & small trees

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

1.)
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula'
(Xanthocyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula')
"weeping Alaskan cedar"
2.)
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Compacta' "compact Hinoki falsecypress"
2a.) Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Aurea' "golden Hinoki falsecypress"
3.)
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard' "Boulevard falsecypress"
4.)
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea' "golden threadleaf falsecypress"
5.)
Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii' "Hetz juniper"
6.)
Juniperus chinensis 'Pfitzeriana' "Pfitzer juniper"
7.)
Juniperus chinensis 'Kaizuka' "Hollywood juniper"
8.)
Juniperus formosana "prickly cypress"
9.)
Juniperus horizontalis 'Bar Harbor' "Bar Harbor juniper"
10.)
Juniperus horizontalis 'Plumosa Compacta' "compact Andorra juniper"
11.)
Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltoni' "blue rug juniper"
12.)
Juniperus procumbens "Japanese garden juniper"
12a.) Juniperus procumbens 'Nana' "dwarf Japanese garden juniper"
13.)
Juniperus sabina var. tamarisifolia "tam juniper"
14.)
Juniperus scopulorum 'Wichita Blue' "Wichita Blue juniper"
15.)
Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star' "Blue Star juniper"
16.)
Microbiota decussata "Russian arborvitae"
17.)
Platycladus orientalis (Thuja orientalis) 'Aurea Nana' "Berckman's golden arborvitae"
18.)
Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget' "dwarf globe arborvitae"
19.)
Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd' "emerald arborvitae"

Pinaceae (pine family)

20.)
Picea abies 'Nidiformis' "bird's nest spruce"
21.)
Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Conica' "dwarf Alberta spruce"
22.)
Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa' "dwarf Colorado blue spruce"
23.)
Pinus mugo var. mugo "mugo pine"

Taxodiaceae (yew family)

24.)
Taxus x media "intermediate yew"


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Microbiota decussataThuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget'Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Aurea'Juniperus formosanaPicea abies 'Nidiformis'Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Conica'Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Compacta'Juniperus horizontalis 'Plumosa Compacta'Juniperus sabina var. tamarisifoliaJuniperus procumbens 'Nana'Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltoni'Juniperus horizontalis 'Bar Harbor'Juniperus scopulorum 'Wichita Blue'Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa'Pinus mugo var. mugoTaxus x mediaChamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula'Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'Juniperus chinensis 'Kaizuka'Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzi'Juniperus chinensis 'Pfitzeriana'Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard'

  1. Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard' "Boulevard falsecypress" [na]
  2. Juniperus chinensis 'Pfitzeriana' "Pfitzer juniper" [W73°11'44.8";N44°28'40.2"]
  3. Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii' "Hetz juniper" [W73°11'45.5";N44°28'41.7"]
  4. Juniperus chinensis 'Kaizuka' "Hollywood juniper" [W73°11'45.8";N44°28'42"]
  5. Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd' "emerald arborvitae" [W73°11'56.9";N44°28'48.1"]
  6. Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula' (Xanthocyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula') "weeping Alaskan cedar" [W73°11'57";N44°28'47.8"]
  7. Taxus x media "intermediate yew" [W73°11'55.8";N44°28'37"]
  8. Juniperus scopulorum 'Wichita Blue' "Wichita Blue juniper" [W73°11'54.8";N44°28'35.5"]
  9. Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa' "dwarf Colorado blue spruce" [W73°11'52.6";N44°28'37.7"]
  10. Juniperus formosana "prickly cypress" [W73°11'42.9";N44°28'37"]
  11. Picea abies 'Nidiformis' "bird's nest spruce" [W73°11'42.7";N44°28'37.1"]
  12. Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Conica' "dwarf Alberta spruce" [W73°11'42.7";N44°28'37"]
  13. Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Compacta' "compact Hinoki falsecypress" [W73°11'42.7";N44°28'36.8"]
  14. Juniperus horizontalis 'Plumosa Compacta' "compact Andorra juniper" [W73°11'42.7";N44°28'36.8"]
  15. Juniperus sabina var. tamarisifolia "tam juniper" [W73°11'43";N44°28'36.6"]
  16. Juniperus procumbens 'Nana' "dwarf Japanese garden juniper" [W73°11'42.7";N44°28'36.6"]
  17. Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star' "Blue Star juniper" [W73°11'42.7";N44°28'36.6"]
  18. Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltoni' "blue rug juniper" [W73°11'42.8";N44°28'36.6"]
  19. Juniperus horizontalis 'Bar Harbor' "Bar Harbor juniper" [W73°11'42.8";N44°28'36.6"]
  20. Microbiota decussata "Russian arborvitae" [W73°11'42.7";N44°28'36.5"]
  21. Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget' "dwarf globe arborvitae" [W73°11'42.5";N44°28'36.5"]
  22. Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Aurea' "golden Hinoki falsecypress" [W73°11'42.6";N44°28'36.8"]
  23. Pinus mugo var. mugo "mugo pine" [W73°11'37.1";N44°28'32.4"]


Photos of Plants (in the order suggested for the walk)
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(no photo available) Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard'

"Boulevard falsecypress"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Juniperus chinensis 'Pfitzeriana'

"Pfitzer juniper"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii'

"Hetz juniper"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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(no photo available) Juniperus chinensis 'Kaizuka'

"Hollywood juniper"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'

"emerald arborvitae"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula'
(Xanthocyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula')

"weeping Alaskan cedar"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Taxus x media

"intermediate yew"

Taxaceae (yew family)

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Juniperus scopulorum 'Wichita Blue'

"Wichita Blue juniper"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa'

"dwarf Colorado blue spruce"

Pinaceae (pine family)

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Juniperus formosana

"prickly cypress"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Picea abies 'Nidiformis'

"bird's nest spruce"

Pinaceae (pine family)

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Picea glauca var. albertiana 'Conica'

"dwarf Alberta spruce"

Pinaceae (pine family)

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Compacta'

"compact Hinoki falsecypress"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Plumosa Compacta'

"compact Andorra juniper"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Juniperus sabina var. tamarisifolia

"tam juniper"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'

"dwarf Japanese garden juniper"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'

"Blue Star juniper"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltoni'

"blue rug juniper"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Juniperus horizontalis 'Bar Harbor'

"Bar Harbor juniper"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Microbiota decussata

"Russian arborvitae"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget'

"dwarf globe arborvitae"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Aurea'

"golden Hinoki falsecypress"

Cupressaceae (cypress family)

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(no photo available) Pinus mugo var. mugo

"mugo pine"

Pinaceae (pine family)

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