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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Berberidaceae

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Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Shrubleaves  or pinnately compound, generally leathery (except Berberis vulgaris), generally spine-toothed; fruitberry ..... BERBERIS

1' Perennial herb; leaves 1–3-ternate, not leathery, not spine-toothed; fruit a capsule or 

2. Inflorescenceleaflets triangular to fan-shaped; perianth 0; fruit an achene ..... ACHLYS

2' Inflorescence a  or ; leaflets  to ± ; perianth parts 12+; fruit a 2-valved capsule ..... VANCOUVERIA



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