Calflora
Taxon  Report   1071    
Berberis fremontii  Torr.
Fremont barberry
Berberis fremontii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Mahonia higginsiae
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: BERBERIDACEAE  
Genus: Berberis
Toxicity: MAJOR

Communities: Chaparral, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS other name:
Mahonia fremontii

Alternate Names:
JEF: Mahonia fremontii
CNPS: Mahonia higginsiae
More information about  Berberis fremontii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MAFR3)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2019).