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Barberry

yellow berries

Barberry, any of several mostly evergreen, usually spiny shrubs (genus Berberis) having globular yellow flowers and red berries. The sour berries of the common barberry make excellent preserves, and the bark yields a yellow dye used in leather manufacture.

See also: May apple; Oregon grape.

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