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Plant    Species Name:
Mahonia nervosa (Pursh) Nutt.
syn. Berberis nervosa Pursh
syn. Mahonia nervosa (Pursh) Nutt. var. mendocinensis (J.B. Roof) J.B. Roof
syn. Odostemon nervosus (Pursh) Rydb.

Common Name:
Cascade barberry


Columbia River Narrows, Oregon
Near narrows of Columbia river
  October 20, 1805

An image of the specimen in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .

Mahonia nervosa (PH-LC 39).

The copyright for this image is retained by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; this image is used with their permission.

Journal Entries:

Capt. Lewis, February 12, 1806--The stem of the 2nd. is procumbent abo[u]t the size of the former (Mahonia aquifolium),...  more>>

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collected by H.H. Smith 3051, Multnomah Co., Oregon, 8 August 1910

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image from Clark's journal, February 12, 1806

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Mahonia nervosa (T. Hagan)

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