Taxon  Report   1071 
Berberis fremontii  Torrey
Fremont barberry
Berberis fremontii
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Berberis fremontii
© 2009 Lee Dittmann
Berberis fremontii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Berberis fremontii
© 2006 James M. Andre
Family: BERBERIDACEAE  
Genus: Berberis
Communities:
Chaparral, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

CNPS: Mahonia higginsiae
ICPN: Mahonia fremontii
More information about  Berberis fremontii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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 11, 2016).

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