Mahonia nevinii (A. Gray) Fedde
Berberis nevinii A. Gray
Odostemon nevinii (A. Gray) Abrams
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Magnoliidae||Includes magnolias, nutmeg, bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, black pepper, and many others|
|Order||Ranunculales||Basal (evolved earlier) eudicots, also called “true dicots”|
|Genus||Mahonia||After the Irish-born horticulturist Bernard McMahon (sometimes spelled M’Mahon) (1775-1816), described as a botanist and seedsman who came to the U.S. in 1796 and was a nurseryman in Philadelphia|
|Species||nevinii||Named after the Reverand Joseph Cook Nevin (1835-1913), of Los Angeles, a brilliant linguist and botanical collector, one of the first to collect on Catalina Island|
About plant names...
Nevin’s barberry is a large, endangered shrub found only in California. There are only about
Identification: Up to 4 meters tall. Leaves blue-green, spiny, small,
somewhat feather-shaped. Found between 800-2700 feet elevation. Flowers are yellow, and berries
By Stan Shebs.
Mahonia nevinii on saveplants.org
Mahonia nevinii on CalPhotos
Mahonia nevinii at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Mahonia nevinii on Wikipedia
Mahonia nevinii on Plants for a Future, a resource and information centre for edible and otherwise useful plants
Mahonia nevinii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.
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2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA
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