Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Berberis thunbergii DC. image
Photographer: Dennis W. Woodland           

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Family Berberidaceae
Berberis thunbergii DC.
Japanese barberry
Berberis: the Latinized form of the Arabic name for the fruit
thunbergii: for Carl Peter Thunberg (1743-1828), Swedish botanist and student of Linneaus who sent back plants from Japan to Europe; professor at Uppsala, Sweden
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Status: Introduced - naturalized; ecologically invasive
Plant: perennial, spiny shrub to 8' with many branches
Flower: yellow, petals notched; solitary or in clusters (umbel-like) of 5-10 flowers
Leaf:mostly with smooth edges
(Glossary)

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