Juniper smelly - evergreen coniferous trees , views of the genus Juniperus family Cypress.
A tree up to 16.5 m high with a pyramidal crown . The bark is gray, young brown-reddish. Branches are often curved arcuate, branches are almost tetrahedral, thickened. The needles are dark green, the leaves are ovoid or lanceolate-pointed, sharp-thorny, tiled-oval or oblong-rhombic, often without glands, less often with an oblong gland, 2-10 mm long, when rubbed, they emit an unpleasant odor. A dioecious plant . Cones with a diameter of 7-13 mm, spherical or ovoid, large, reddish-black, with a bluish bloom. Seeds 1-2, rarely 3, oval or ovoid, pale chestnut.