Mahonia bealei Carr., Berberidaceae

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Common name: N/A

Voucher: Kostadinov 077, (URV)

Brief description: An evergreen shrub to 4 m tall.  Leaves are big, pinnately compound, alternate; the 9 to 15 leaflets are big, ovate to quadrangular, yellowish-green above, glaucescent beneath, entire, margins spiny-toothed, with 1-4 teeth on upper edge and 3-6 on lower.  Flowers are perfect, yellow, in upright, densely flowered racemes.  Fruits are a long, blue-black berry.

Campus data: Cultivated extremely rarely on campus.  Encountered in two spots.