Calflora
Taxon  Report   1074    
Berberis nevinii  A. Gray
Nevin's barberry
Berberis nevinii
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Berberis nevinii
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Berberis nevinii
© 2007 Ricky Grubb
Berberis nevinii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Mahonia nevinii
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Berberis nevinii
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Mahonia nevinii

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MANE3)

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 21, 2018).

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