Oregon grape


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Related to Oregon grape: Mahonia aquifolium

bar·ber·ry

(bahr'ber-ē)
(Mahonia vulgaris, Berberis aquifolium) Available in many forms (e.g., extract, infusion); purported uses include as an antidiarrheal, antipyretic, and as a cough suppressant. Potential toxicity in pregnancy.
Synonym(s): jaundice berry, Oregon grape, sowberry, wood sour.

Oregon grape,

n.pr Latin name:
Mahonia aquifolium; parts used: bark, stem, roots; uses: psoriasis, acne, fungal infection, eczema, hepatitis, STDs, diarrhea, fever, gallbladder disorders, antioxidant; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children; toxic in high doses. Also called
holly-leaved barberry, holly-leaved berberis, or
mountain grape.
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Mahonia, commonly known as Oregon grape, has shiny and spiny leaves, yellow flowers and edible, if insipid, purple fruit that attracts wildlife.
Mahonia aquifolium or Oregon grape have beautiful golden flowers in late winter and early spring.
Mahonia, the Oregon grape, is often used for large-scale plantings, as it spreads rapidly, forming an impenetrable groundcover to 3ft, and is rather handsome, too.
Herbalists, however, encourage consumers to opt for non-threatened plant sources of berberine, like Oregon grape.
That spring, sooty survivors of red osier, dogwood, quaking aspen, and Oregon grape found moisture and somehow managed to push their roots deeper into the rocky clay beneath the ash.
April McCalmont is searching for those little salamanders in the park's deeply rich rainforest of old-growth conifers, maples, scraggly alders and masses of sword ferns, oxalis, Oregon grape and other thick groundcovers.
Luckily, my sister read a newspaper article about Oregon Grape Root and how it might help with psoriasis.
MAHONIA WHIlE Mahonia "Winter Sun" is grown for its attractive dark, shiny, evergreen foliage and yellow fragrant winter flowers, it's the blue-black, edible clustered fruits that cause its common name of Oregon grape.
If you do have to venture out, dabbing a natural balm, such as Oregon Grape Balm from Viridian Nutrition just inside the nostrils can trap pollen, preventing you from breathing it in, and for your car an integral pollen filter may be an option.
Ed Hell-man, Texas A & M University; Stirling Fox, Oregon Grape Management Inc.
The lean planting scheme includes Hall's honeysuckle, a Japanese maple, and Oregon grape.
For blooming natives that stay around 2 feet in height I would recommend Oregon grape (Mahonia aquifolium), golden currant (Ribes aureum) and low-growing California lilac (Ceanothus) varieties.

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