Japanese Barberry
Berberis thunbergii Barberry Family
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Growth Form: Shrub

Flower Color: Yellow

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Oval

Habitat Type: sun and shade tolerant; sweet, moist soils; roadsides, landscapes; fields, woods, stream banks

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1), Western Field (2)

Total Number of EMUs: 2

Status in Massachusetts: Introduced

Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston