Rocky juniper is a species of plants of the genus Juniper of the Cypress family
Dioecious shrubs or small trees up to 10-13 (20) m in height, with a trunk up to 0.8-1 (2) m in diameter. In culture it is usually much lower. Crohn begins almost from the base, conical, rounds with age. The bark is brown. Young shoots are indistinctly tetrahedral, about 1.5 mm thick, light or bluish green. Leaves are dark green, often bluish-blue or blue-gray, predominantly scaly, opposite, ovate-rhombic, with a blunt apex, 1-2 mm long, 0.5-1 mm wide. Needle-shaped leaves up to 12 mm long, 2 mm wide. Pine berries are 4-6 mm in diameter, globular, dark blue, with a blue bloom, ripen at the end of the second year. Inside there are 2, rarely 3 ribbed reddish-brown seeds with a diameter of 4-5 mm.