Berberis dictyophylla Franch.
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Deciduous small spiny shrub 1-2 m high. Young shoots covered at first by a white bloom, brown later. Long three-parted spine at each node. Leaves obovate, glabrous, 1.5-3 cm long, 0.5-1 cm wide, green-blue above, white bloomy beneath. Apex mucronate. Solitary pale yellow flower, 1.5 cm across, shortly stalked, in March. Red whitish pruinose fruits. Hardy.

Home: South-Western China

Other views: Leaves, Leaves (underside)

Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

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