Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Berberis vulgaris L. image
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Botancial Illustration

Botancial Illustration

Kurt Stüber
Family Berberidaceae
Berberis vulgaris L.
Common barberry, European barberry
Berberis: the Latinized form of the Arabic name for the fruit
vulgaris: Latin for "common"
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Status: Introduced - escaped; potentially invasive
Plant: perennial, spiny shrub to 12' with many branches; twigs yellowish to grey
Flower: yellow, petals un-notched in clusters (racemes) of 10-20 flowers
Fruit:red, tart berry
Leaf:finely toothed

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