Taxon  Report   1068 
Berberis aquifolium  Pursh  var. aquifolium 
Oregon grape,  Piper's barberry
Berberis aquifolium var. aquifolium , a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.
 

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Berberis aquifolium var. aquifolium
© 2008 Keir Morse
Berberis aquifolium var. aquifolium
© 2008 Keir Morse
Communities: 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: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.6 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: BERBERIDACEAE  
Genus: Berberis
Parent Record Berberis aquifolium.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS: accepted name: Mahonia aquifolium
Other Names:
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TJM2: Berberis piperiana
 Information about  Berberis aquifolium var. aquifolium  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (MAAQ2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2014).

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