Berberis actinacantha Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f.

Barberry


Family: Berberidaceae

Genus: Berberis

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Size: To 4' tall and wide

Growth Rate: Slow

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Fragrant yellow flowers in spring. Hard green leaves with variable numbers of spines.

History: 

Published in Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis (Roemer & Schultes) 7(1): 12 in 1829.

Native to Chile and introduced around 1830.

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