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Mahonia pinnata

Wavyleaf barberry, Shinyleaf mahonia, California barberry

Berberidaceae (Barberry Family)

USDA Symbol: MAPI2

USDA Native Status:

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Vine
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Leaf Shape: Ovate
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Leaf: Green, shiny.
Flower:
Fruit: Purplish-black.
Size Class: 12-36 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr

Distribution

USA: CA , OR

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Mahonia pinnata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Mahonia pinnata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Mahonia pinnata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2011-09-02
Research By: DEW

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