Berberis dictyota facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBerberis dictyota
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Berberis dictyota, now reclassified as Berberis aquifolium var. dictyota, with the common names Jepson's oregon grape and shining netvein barberry, is a flowering plant in the Barberry family.
Berberis dictyota is an evergreen shrub up to 2 metres (6 ft 7 in) tall. Leaves are pinnate, with 5-7 leaflets; leaflets thick and rigid, whitish with a thick waxy layer on the underside, up to 9 cm long, with spines along the edges.
Yellow flowers are borne in dense racemes of up to 50 flowers. The bloom period is February through April.
Berries are egg-shaped, dark blue, sometimes with a waxy coating, up to 7 mm long.
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