(Oregon Grape) Bushy evergreen shrub to 1.5m. Attractive shiny pinnate foliage often with red tints in winter. Yellow flowers in dense terminal racemes in Spring. Excellent Hedge in shade or sun. Tolerant of wide range of pH but not alkaline. Produces purpleish-black fruits which are tart in taste. Sometimes used to make jelly, and Oregon Grape juice is fermented to make wine.
Origin: Western North America