Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Berberis vulgaris

Family: Berberidaceae

Common name: BARBERRY

Native to: Europe, Middle East, North America


Type: shrub

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 8 feet

Max width: 6.6 feet






Attracts wildlife: bird

Plant part consumed by birds: fruit

Plant features: deciduous

Edible: fruit

Exposure: part shade, sun

Propagates by: cutting, division, graft, seed

flowers in spring

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 3 -40 f, zone 4 -30 f, zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -40 to +30 °F

Water: moderate, regular