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Berberis wilcoxii

Berberis wilcoxii Kearney

Wilcox's Barberry, Palo Amarillo, Wilcox Hollygrape

Berberidaceae (Barberry Family)

Synonym(s): Odostemon wilcoxii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.
Fruit: Blue.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May


Native Habitat: Slopes and canyons.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-05-06
Research By: CBR

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