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(The Barberry Family)


Family Description:

This is a family of spiny shrubs and perennial herbaceous plants. Their woody parts are yellow inside. Flowers can be apetulous and have sepals that look like petals, or have a flower more typical in appearance. The fruit is a berry or capsule.

Plants in Family:

Berberis thunbergii Hydrastis canadensis Podophyllum peltatum -