|Common name: Wintergreen barberry.
Voucher: Kostadinov 011, (URV)
Brief description: A shrub to 2 m tall; with 3-parted spines (modified primary leaves). Leaves are ovate to lanceolate, simple, alternate, entire, margins spiny-toothed. Flowers are perfect, yellow, very fragrant, in fascicles of about 15. Fruits are a black, bloomy one-seeded berry.
Campus data: Occasionally cultivated around paths in various places around the campus. The very fragrant flowers attract a lot of bees and other pollinators in March and April.