Berberis thunbergii
Japanese barberry

Berberidaceae (barberry family)
Japan

Shrub, deciduous, 4–6 feet tall, variety ‘Atropurpurea’ has bronzy-red to purple-red, simple leaves.

Manzanita Park, south side patio; Governor’s Corner: Santa Teresa St. at Los Arboles; new Mechanical Engineering Bldg., Santa Teresa St. side.

Related material: Stanford Grounds Plant Information Sheet. List No. 11, p.1.

About this Entry: John Rawlings authored the text ca. 2005.