Taxon  Report   1070    
Berberis aquifolium  Pursh  var. repens  (Lindl.) Scoggan
Creeping oregon grape,  Dwarf mahonia
Berberis aquifolium var. repens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Berberis
Parent: Berberis aquifolium
Toxicity: MAJOR

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

Serpentine affinity: 1.7; (weak indicator)

Habitat: streambanks

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Mahonia repens

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Berberis repens
ICPN: Berberis amplectens
ICPN: Berberis pumila
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More information about  Berberis aquifolium var. repens
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: May 25, 2019).