Text Box: Found on dry upland soils as well  as moist floodplains or on the edges of swamps.
Text Box: Juniperus virginiana L.; Eastern Red Text Box: N C STATE UNIVERSITY

Bark of a mature specimen is reddish brown  peely, flaky and shaggy.

Bark of a young tree is also peely and flaky.

Juniperus virginiana is evergreen. Here the reddish color of the bark is very apparent.

Bark of a large  Eastern Red Cedar.