• American Camp parade ground looking west

    San Juan Island

    National Historical Park Washington

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Low Oregon Grape

low oregon grape
 

Low Oregon grape
(Berberis aquifolium)

These leathery, prickly leaflets remind one of holly leaves, but are no relation. The pearly blue berries are edible.

Where in the park: Many areas around both Camps.

Learn more:

King County Native Plant Guide

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

First Lieutenant James W. Forsyth was Capt. George E. Pickett's second in command on San Juan Island. Forsyth would become a brigadier general in the Civil War and go on to command the 7th Cavalry at the Battle of Wounded Knee Creek in 1890.