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Darwin's Barberry

Berberis darwinii

Please keep in mind that it is illegal to uproot a plant without the landowner's consent and care should be taken at all times not to damage wild plants. Wild plants should never be picked for pleasure and some plants are protected by law.
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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Ranunculales
Family:
Berberidaceae (Barberry)
Type:
Semi-evergreen shrub
Maximum Size:
2 metres tall
Habitats:
Gardens, hedgerows, parkland, roadsides, woodland.

Flower:
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Orange, 6 petals
 
Small orange bell-shaped, hanging in clusters.
Fruit:
Small dark purple to black berries which ripen in summer.
Leaves:
Small and oval. The edges are spiny.
Aroma:
Slightly scented flowers.
Frequency (UK):
Common  
Distribution Map

Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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