Creeping Barberry, Berberis (Mahonia) repens

Creeping Barberry
Berberis (Mahonia) repens



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Family: Berberidaceae, Barberry Family
Plant Size: Generally less than 1' (30 Cm) in our area.
Blooms in: Spring
Habitat Preferred: Mountain slopes, pine forests
Photo(s) taken at: Allen Springs Rd, Mingus Mountain
Bloom Color: Yellow
Other Common Names: Oregon Grape, Mountain Holly, Sangre de Cristo, Creeping Mahonia
Origin: Native
Comments: Plant is evergreen, has edible berries
Further Reference & Sources: "Arizona Flora", Kearney, Peebles, et. al., Univ. of California Press, 1951 w/1960 supp.;   "A Field Guide to the Plants of Arizona", Anne Orth Epple, 1995, Falcon Press; The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers, Western Edition Knopf, 1979, 1992
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