Calflora
Taxon  Report   1077    
Berberis pinnata  Lag.  ssp. pinnata 
California barberry,  Coast barberry, Shiny leaf barberry
Berberis pinnata ssp. pinnata
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Berberis pinnata ssp. pinnata
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Berberis pinnata ssp. pinnata
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Berberis pinnata ssp. pinnata, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Berberis pinnata ssp. pinnata
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Family: BERBERIDACEAE  
Genus: Berberis
Parent: Berberis pinnata
Toxicity: MAJOR
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Mahonia pinnata ssp. pinnata

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Mahonia pinnata ssp. pinnata
More information about  Berberis pinnata ssp. pinnata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (MAPIP2)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).