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Leatherleaf Mahonia

Mahonia bealei

Description:

Saw in a South California garden. The blue-colored fruit clusters are remarkable. Help with the identity.

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7 Comments

Seema
Seema 9 years ago

Are they edible?

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Mahonias have very distinctive colored fruit!

Seema
Seema 9 years ago

Karen, you are right, its a cousin of Oregon grapes

Seema
Seema 9 years ago

I think its Leatherleaf Mahonia (Mahonia bealei)
a relative of Oregon grapes

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Oregon grape (Mahonia) perhaps?

Seema
Seema 9 years ago

A bush with woody branches...the leaves were serrated

NadjaJ.Bem
NadjaJ.Bem 9 years ago

Was it a vine, tree or bush?

Seema
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Seema

Orange, California, USA

Spotted on Mar 30, 2012
Submitted on Mar 30, 2012

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