Scientific Name: Mahonia nervosa ( syn. Berberis )Form: Mounded
Common Name:longleaf mahoniaTexture:
Family Name:BerberidaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, U.S. - northwest, Mexico Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Leathery, Prickly, Lustrous, Odd-pinnate, Ovate, Spinose
Flowers: Raceme, Yellow, May- Jun
Fruit: Berry (true), Blue, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Group or mass planting, Herb, Reclamation, Woodland margin, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features:Native evergreen shrub; leaves pinnately-compound, lanceolate, 11-21 leaflets with 8-15 spiny teeth each; no undulating margin.