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Mahonia bealei

Mahonia bealei (Fortune) Carrière

Berberis bealei Fortune

Leatherleaf Mahonia

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassMagnoliidaeIncludes magnolias, nutmeg, bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, black pepper, and many others
OrderRanunculalesBasal (evolved earlier) eudicots, also called “true dicots”
FamilyBerberidaceaeBarberry family
GenusMahoniaAfter the Irish-born horticulturist Bernard McMahon (sometimes spelled M’Mahon) (1775-1816), described as a botanist and seedsman who came to the U.S. in 1796 and was a nurseryman in Philadelphia
Speciesbealei

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Mahonia bealei description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 15 Nov 2013.

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Mahonia bealei (Leatherleaf Mahonia)

4/7/2012 · Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton, MD
≈ 31 × 38" (78 × 96 cm)

Mahonia bealei (Leatherleaf Mahonia)

4/7/2012 · Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton, MD
≈ 12 × 17" (29 × 44 cm)

Mahonia bealei (Leatherleaf Mahonia)

4/7/2012 · Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton, MD
≈ 21 × 24" (52 × 60 cm)

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