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Taxon: Berberis thunbergii DC.

Genus: Berberis
Family: Berberidaceae subfamily: Berberidoideae tribe: Berberideae subtribe: Berberidinae.
Nomen number: 6974
Place of publication: Syst. nat. 2:9. 1821
Name verified on: 09-Dec-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
MA*, NH*, VT*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases   (fide F NAmer, some straine susceptible to black stem-rust of wheat)
  • Environmental: ornamental   (although illegal in Canada fide F NAmer; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide Hu Chi Ming, pers. comm. 1996)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Rep NCEPPC; Invasive Pl Spec)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan

      Naturalized:
  • EUROPE
    Europe [c.]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    United States

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Ahrendt, L. W. A. 1961. Berberis and Mahonia a taxonomic revision. J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 57:166–167.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. (unpublished draft)
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Hu, C. M. 1996. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • Hubei Inst. Bot., ed. Flora hupehensis. v. 1:1976, v. 2:1979
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Berberis thunbergii DC.:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Berberis thunbergii cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?6974 (21 September 2014)

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