Ibuki juniper Cupressaceae Juniperus procumbens
Leaf:Evergreen, awl-like leaves only, sharp pointed, 1/4 inch long, tips well away from twig, blue-green year round.
Flower:Species is dioecious; male cones yellow-brown, round, 1/5 inch across; females small and round.
Fruit:Small, round cones, 1/3 inch across, not often seen.
Twig:Slender, blue-green, turning reddish brown, stiffer than Juniperus horizontalis.
Bark:Reddish brown, scaly.
Form:Low growing plant, 1 to 2 feet in height, has tendency to mound from a central point, eventually spreads several feet.