Algerita, Berberis fremontii
Berberis (=Mahonia) fremontii
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Family: Berberidaceae, Barberry Family
Blooms in Spring
Habitat Preferred: Anywhere in Verde Valley area - photo at Tavasci Marsh, 8/99
Bloom Color: Yellow
Other Common Names: Fremont Barberry
Comments: Plant has medicinal uses, wood is very yellow.
Further Reference & Sources: "A Field Guide to the Plants of Arizona", Anne Orth Epple, 1995, Falcon Press
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