Taxon  Report   1067 
Berberis aquifolium  Pursh
Mountain grape,  Mountaingrape, Oregon grape

Berberis aquifolium
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Berberis aquifolium
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Berberis aquifolium, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Berberis aquifolium
© 2006 Heath McAllister
Genus: Berberis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Douglas-Fir Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Mahonia aquifolium
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 29, 2015).

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