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Plant    Species Name:
Mahonia aquifolium (Pursh) Nutt.
syn. Berberis aquifolium Pursh
syn. Berberis piperiana (Abrams) McMinn
syn. Mahonia piperiana Abrams
syn. Odostemon aquifolium (Pursh) Rydb

Common Name:
hollyleaved barberry


The Cascades, Oregon   April 11, 1806

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

Mahonia aquifolium (PH-LC 38).

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--There are two species of ever green shrubs which I first met with at the grand rappids of the Columbia and ...  more>>

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collected by J. Lunell, The Dalles, Oregon, 13 April 1903

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from Clark's journal, February 12, 1806

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Mahonia aquifolium (Howard01748)

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Mahonia aquifolium (M. Rivers Smith)

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