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USA ( AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY), CAN (BC, MB, NB, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK)
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U.S. Weed Information:
This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below. This plant
may be known by one or more common names in different
places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym
to view each weed list, or click here for a
composite list of
Weeds of the U.S.
State noxious weed lists for 46 states.
State agriculture or natural resource departments.
Wildlife Habitat Values: Berberis L.
Large Mammals Food
Large Mammals Cover
Small Mammals Food
Small Mammals Cover
Water Birds Food
Water Birds Cover
Terrestrial Birds Food
Terrestrial Birds Cover
Wildlife Habitat Values Wildlife
Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951.
American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits. Dover Publications, New York.
More Accounts and Images:
species account and distribution map from Flora of North America (FNA).
taxonomic account from Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) for ITIS Taxonomic Serial Number 18814.
species account and distribution map from Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley).