Calflora
Taxon  Report   1072    
Berberis haematocarpa  Wooton
Red fruited mahonia
Berberis haematocarpa
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Berberis haematocarpa
© 2016 Wynn Anderson
Berberis haematocarpa
© 2016 Wynn Anderson
Berberis haematocarpa, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Berberis haematocarpa
© 2016 Wynn Anderson
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Mahonia haematocarpa

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mahonia haematocarpa
More information about  Berberis haematocarpa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MAHA4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2018).

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