Taxon  Report   1074 
Berberis nevinii  A. Gray
Nevin's barberry
Berberis nevinii
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
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Berberis nevinii
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Berberis nevinii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Berberis nevinii
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Family: BERBERIDACEAE  
Genus: Berberis
Communities:
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: riparian [CNPS Inventory]
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]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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More information about  Berberis nevinii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (MANE3)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 07, 2016).

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