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box-leaved barberry
Berberis microphylla
box-leaved barberry Berberis/Vancouveria
Berberis microphylla Berberidaceae
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English common names
  •box-leaved barberry
  •Magellan barberry
Spanish common names
accepted scientific name
  •Berberis microphylla G. Forst.
rules for finding collection records
  •Berberis microphylla (550)
  •Berberis buxifolia (10)
  •Berberis heterophylla (3)
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Six petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 0.2 to 0.35 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed 2nd week of September thru 1st week of April
Native to southern Argentina and Chile

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Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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