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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet:
Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii) was originally promoted for use in hedgerows. It is still widely used for that purpose due to its resistance to deer browsing. As early as 1910, it was observed to be escaping from cultivation, and it now poses a threat to forests and parkland from New England to North Carolina. Continue reading

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