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Scientific Name: Berberis spp.2
Pronunciation: BUR-bur-iss
Common Name: barberry (GAZE)
Family Name: Berberidaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features: Leaves glabrous, most with 13-19 spines, about 4 cm long.
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Arching, Spreading
Form: Weeping
Mature Size:
Height:0.7 - 1.3m
Spread:1.5 - 2.0m
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Soil/ Growing Medium:
Landscape Uses:
Additional Info:
barberry (GAZE)
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Leathery, Prickly
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Fall: Dark-green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic
Apices: Acute, Aristate
Bases: Cuneate
Margins: Spinose

Inflorescence Type:
Flower Morphology:
Colour (petals): Showy, Yellow
Flower Time at Peak: May

Fruit Type:
Fruit Colour: Blue
Fruiting Time:
Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Stipule, pointy spines
Pest Susceptibility: Drought resistant
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZE) GAZebo East : under catalpa - a hybrid?
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