Upright evergreen shrub that grows up to 10′ tall. The dark green holly-like leaves are divided into 5-9 leaflets. Bright yellow flower clusters grow in the middle of the plant. The edible berries are blue and grow in elongated clusters. Oregon Grape is Oregon’s state flower.
|Habitats||Oak Woodland, Upland Prairie and Savanna, Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland|
|Years Planted at Arboretums||2011|
|Shade Preference||shade, part shade, sun|
|Soil Tolerance||Dry to fairly moist soils|
|Special Uses||Attracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Attracts hummingbirds; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental; Deer resistant|