Mahonia repens (Creeping Oregon grape)

Formerly known as Berberis repens. Low evergreen undershrub with spreading roots found on well drained relatively moist soils from near sea level to 10,000 ft. Occurs as an understory plant in coniferous forests and a variety of shrub lands where moisture is adequate. Poor palatability to livestock but good for wildlife.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Berberidaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Shrub/subshrub

Native Status: Native

Growth Form: Rhizomatous

Mature Height: 4-18 in.

Bloom Color: Yellow

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Bloom Period:

Annual Precipitation: 12-140 in.

Drought Tolerance:

Shade Tolerance:

Elevation:  up to 10,000 ft.

Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance:

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen fixation:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance:

CaCO3 Tolerance:

pH Range: 4.6-7.6


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound:

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season: Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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