Creeping Oregon grape
Previous scientific name(s): Berberis amplectens, Berberis aquifolium var. repens, Berberis pumila, Berberis repens, Berberis sonnei, Mahonia am
Formerly known as Berberis repens. Low evergreen undershrub with spreading roots found on well drained relatively moist soils from near sea level to 10,000 ft. Occurs as an understory plant in coniferous forests and a variety of shrub lands where moisture is adequate. Poor palatability to livestock but good for wildlife.