Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


903

Shrub
Perennial

Native: western North America

Documented growing wild in - - SC

Waif(s)

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Odd-pinnately compound: 11-13 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3-merous
6 sepals
6 petals
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Purplish-blue
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Berberis nervosa   FAMILY Berberidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mahonia nervosa   FAMILY Berberidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Berberis nervosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Cascade Oregon Grape, Cascades Mahonia


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image of Berberis nervosa, Cascade Oregon Grape, Cascades Mahonia

Dave Powell, USDA Forest Service (retired), Bugwood.org    bug_1213006

Month Unknown        

Plants usually low (commonly 0.1-0.3m), but occasional plants may be to 2m, per Flora of North America.

image of Berberis nervosa, Cascade Oregon Grape, Cascades Mahonia

Dave Powell, USDA Forest Service (retired), Bugwood.org    bug_1213006b

Month Unknown        

Leaflet blades with 6-13 teeth per side; fresh leaflets thickish but flexible, per Weakley's Flora.