Taxon  Report   1069    
Berberis aquifolium  Pursh  var. dictyota  (Jeps.) Jeps.
Jepson's oregon grape,  Shining netvein barberry
Berberis aquifolium var. dictyota
© 2009 Ron Vanderhoff
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Berberis aquifolium var. dictyota
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Berberis aquifolium var. dictyota
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Berberis aquifolium var. dictyota, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Berberis aquifolium var. dictyota
© 2017 Art Clark
Genus: Berberis
Parent: Berberis aquifolium
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Mahonia dictyota

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Berberis californica
ICPN: Berberis dictyota
ICPN: Mahonia dictyota
More information about  Berberis aquifolium var. dictyota
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).