Tall Oregon Grape

oregon grape

Portland Habitat

 

Tall Oregon grape
(Berteris nervosa)

This evergreen shrub has thin, shiny leaves and can grow to five feet or more. Leaves turn a rich scarlet along the edges. Used by Indians for yellow dye, flowers, and innerbark, but not edible.

Where in the Park: Many places, but most noticeably along the Visitor Center porch at American Camp.

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P.O. Box 429
Friday Harbor, WA 98250

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(360) 378-2240

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