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|Family: Berberidaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Berberis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Berberis nevinii A. Gray
Stem: erect, 1--4 m; bud scales generally deciduous. Leaf: cauline or crowded on short lateral stems, 3.5--7(12) cm; petiole generally 0.5--2 cm; leaflets generally 3--5, terminal 2.5--4 cm, 1.2--2 cm wide, narrow-elliptic to lanceolate, flat to +- wavy, base +- obtuse, tip acute to acuminate, margin serrate, spines 8--10 per side, +- 1 mm. Inflorescence: 3.5--6.5 cm, open; axis internodes 5--10 mm in flower; flowers 3--5. Fruit: 5--8 mm diam, spheric, +- red. Seed: 3.5--4 mm.
Ecology: Sandy to gravelly soils, washes, chaparral; Elevation: < 650 m. Bioregional Distribution: SW. Flowering Time: Mar--May Note: Often used in restoration with inadequate documentation, so that planted and natural populations confused; reports of elevations up to +- 1220 m based on plantings.
Synonyms: Mahonia nevinii (A. Gray) Fedde
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael P. Williams
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Berberis nervosa
Next taxon: Berberis pinnata
Citation for this treatment: Michael P. Williams 2017. Berberis nevinii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=15595, accessed on January 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 20, 2017.