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Oregon-grape
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Scientific classification
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Family:
Berberidaceae
Genus:
Mahonia
Species:
M. aquifolium
Binomial name
Mahonia aquifolium
(Pursh) Nutt.

Oregon-grape, Berberis aquifolium or Mahonia aquifolium is a shrub whose classification is in dispute, generally considered as Mahonia. Recently, this classification has been supported by their rusts. Originally, the Oregon Holly Grape (Mahonia aquifolium) is from the Pacific Northwest of United States of America. Cultivated in Europe, and bird dispersed has became a weed, not restricted to gardens

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