Mahonia repens (Lindl.) G. Don
Berberis amplectens (Eastw.) L.C. Wheeler
Berberis aquifolium Pursh var. repens (Lindl.) Scoggan
Berberis pumila Greene
Berberis repens Lindl.
Berberis sonnei (Abrams) McMinn
Mahonia amplectens Eastw.
Mahonia pumila (Greene) Fedde
Mahonia sonnei Abrams
Odostemon pumilus (Greene) A. Heller
Odostemon repens (Lindl.) Cockerell
Oregon Grape, Creeping Barberry, Creeping Oregon-grape
Creeping barberry is a low, creeping plant waxy-looking blue berries. It is a North American native.
Identification: The leaves are sharp-edged and shiny, sometimes tinged with red or purple as well as dark green, 2-3" (5-7.6 cm) long. They are often mistaken for holly leaves. The berries are oval-shaped, sharply tapered at the ends, about ⅜" (9.5 mm) long, with a waxy or powdery-looking coating. Flowers are yellow.
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Mahonia repens description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.
Range: Zones 5-8: