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Creeping Oregon-grape - Berberis repens
Other Names:  Mahonia repens


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

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General Description
Plants stoloniferous. Stems 5–30 cm. Leaves to 20 cm long, pinnately divided into 5 to 7 ovate leaflets. Leaflets up to twice as long as wide, minutely white-papillose, dull and somewhat glaucous below, 3–9 cm long with 15 to 43 spinulose teeth. Flowers with sepals 5–7 mm long. Fruit blue, 5–12 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC and AB through NV, MT, AZ, NM, and sporacially in TX, SD and ND (Whittemore, 1997, Flora N. Amer. Vol. 3).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 371

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Habitat
Dry to moist, open or closed forest, brushy slopes; plains, valleys to lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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