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|Family: Berberidaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Berberis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Berberis pinnata Lag.
Stem: upper reclining to erect; bud scales generally deciduous. Leaf: cauline, not crowded, 9--20 cm; petiole generally 1--3 cm; leaflets generally 7--11, terminal 3--7 cm, 2--4.5 cm wide, ovate to wide-elliptic, wavy, base +- lobed to truncate, tip acute to obtuse except tooth, margin entire to generally dentate to serrate, spines 15--23 per side, 0.1--2 mm. Inflorescence: 3--7.5 cm, dense; axis internodes 2--4 mm in flower. Fruit: 6--8 mm diam, ovoid to obovoid, glaucous, blue-purple. Seed: 3--4 mm.
Note: Relationship to Berberis aquifolium needs study.
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael P. Williams
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Berberis nevinii
Next taxon: Berberis pinnata subsp. insularis
Citation for this treatment: Michael P. Williams 2016. Berberis pinnata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=15596, accessed on September 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 27, 2016.