Taxon  Report   1067    
Berberis aquifolium  Pursh
Mountain grape,  Mountaingrape, Oregon grape
Berberis aquifolium, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Toxicity: MAJOR

Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Douglas-Fir Forest, Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
PLANTS other name:
Mahonia aquifolium

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mahonia aquifolium
More information about  Berberis aquifolium
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Aug 18, 2019).