Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4001

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: China
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Waif(s)

Look for it to be seeding down and escaping locally near horticultural plantings, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3-merous
6 sepals
6 petals
6 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Blue-black
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Berberis julianae   FAMILY Berberidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Berberis julianae   FAMILY Berberidaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Berberis julianiae

 

COMMON NAME:
Evergreen Barberry, Wintergreen Barberry


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image of Berberis julianae

JK Marlow    jkm160311_209

March    Greenville County    SC

Riparian zone along urban waterway

Leaves simple, bristly-serrate, < 6cm long, fascicled on short spur shoots, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Berberis julianae

JK Marlow    jkm160311_209b

March    Greenville County    SC

Riparian zone along urban waterway

Glaucous, bluish-black, 1/3" long oval fruits persist into fall, per Manual of Woody Landscape Plants.

image of Berberis julianae

JK Marlow    jkm160311_210

March    Greenville County    SC

Riparian zone along urban waterway

image of Berberis julianae

JK Marlow    jkm160311_211

March    Greenville County    SC

Riparian zone along urban waterway

Spines 3-fid, per Flora of China.

image of Berberis julianae

JK Marlow    jkm160311_211b

March    Greenville County    SC

Riparian zone along urban waterway

Flowers 10-25-fascicled. Berberis's superior ovary symmetrically club-shaped, per Flora of China.