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Berberis vulgaris
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Berberis vulgaris

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Berberis thunbergii
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Berberis thunbergii
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Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena forbesii @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Andrena fulvata @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Andrena milwaukeensis @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Andrena vicina @ CUIC_ENT (6)

Andrena vierecki @ AMNH_BEE (8)

Andrena w-scripta @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Aphididae  Liosomaphis berberidis @ AMNH_PBI (15)
Apidae  Bombus perplexus @ CUIC_ENT (5)

Ceratina acantha @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Halictidae  Lasioglossum heterorhinum @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum manitouellum @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum morrilli @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum quebecense @ CUIC_ENT (1)
Megachilidae  Osmia lignaria @ AMNH_BEE (1)

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Berberis L.

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General Information
Symbol: BERBE
Group: Dicot
Family: Berberidaceae
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : CAN   I,N
L48   I,N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Magnoliidae
Order Ranunculales
Family Berberidaceae – Barberry family
Genus Berberis L. – barberry

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 14 species of Berberis . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Berberis aggregata</i>
C.K. Schneid.
Berberis aggregata
salmon barberry Distribution of <i>
Berberis canadensis</i>
Berberis canadensis
American barberry Distribution of <i>
Berberis darwinii</i>
Berberis darwinii
Darwin's berberis Distribution of <i>
Berberis fendleri</i>
A. Gray
Berberis fendleri
Colorado barberry Distribution of <i>
Berberis harrisoniana</i>
Kearney & Peebles
Berberis harrisoniana
Harrison's barberry Distribution of <i>
Berberis julianae</i>
C.K. Schneid.
Berberis julianae
wintergreen barberry Distribution of <i>
Berberis koreana</i>
Berberis koreana
Distribution of <i>
Berberis ×mentorensis</i>
L.M. Ames
Berberis ×mentorensis
Mentor barberry Distribution of <i>
Berberis ×ottawensis</i>
C.K. Schneid. [<i>
thunbergii × vulgaris</i>
Berberis ×ottawensis [ thunbergii × vulgaris ]
barberry Distribution of <i>
Berberis sargentiana</i>
C.K. Snied.
Berberis sargentiana
Sargent's barberry Distribution of <i>
Berberis thunbergii</i>
Berberis thunbergii
Japanese barberry Distribution of <i>
Berberis vulgaris</i>
Berberis vulgaris
common barberry Distribution of <i>
Berberis wilcoxii</i>
Berberis wilcoxii
Wilcox's barberry Distribution of <i>
Berberis wisleyensis</i>
Berberis wisleyensis
Wisley barberry

Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Michigan Prohibited 1
1 bushes subject to attack by black stem rust are prohibited
U.S. Weed Information
Berberis barberry This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Related Links

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Flora of North America (BERBE)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (BERBE)
Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (BERBE)



Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Moderate Minor Minor


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover

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Berberis sp.
Berberis sp.
Oregon Grape
ID: 1342 3162 2708 0079 [detail]
J. E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan
© 2007 California Academy of Sciences

Berberis sp.
Berberis sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0509 1638 [detail]
© 2009 Barry Rice

Berberis sp.
Berberis sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0509 1639 [detail]
© 2009 Barry Rice

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