Other names: European Barberry, Jaundice Berry
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B. vulgaris can be differentiated from B. thunbergii in a number of ways.
- The leaves of B. vulgaris have toothed edges, while the edges of the leaves of B. thunbergii are entire.
- B. thunbergii has single, unbranched spines along the stem. B. vulgaris may have double or triple branched spines.
- Flowers (and fruits) of B. thunbergii hang down from stems singularly; flowers usually white. B. vulgaris has yellow flowers in longish clusters.
- Species profile at USDA Plants Database
- Michigan Flora online species profile
- University of Wisconsin-Steven Point Robert. W. Freckmann herbarium species profile
- Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, Invasive.org species profile
- eFloras.org species profile
- The Stewardship Network species description of B. vulgaris and B. thunbergii
* Listed as invasive in natural areas by the Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States.
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