Home

Plants

Tree of Life

ID
  
 
Healthy Home Gardening
 
Grape Root Oregon
Berberidaceae
Mahonia aquifolium


gardengeek
gardengeek
Flower Petal # 7+
Main Color    
Color 2    
Type Categories Useful Parts

Shrub



Berberidaceae Family

Mahonia Genus
Other Names for this Plant

Oregon Grape, Tall Oregon-grape


Location

Found in Utah.

Physical Description
Looks like Holly.


Compare Species
?

Berberidaceae
Ranunculales
Ranunculales
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

Oregon-grape (Mahonia aquifolium, Berberidaceae) is an evergreen shrub related to the barberry.

The Oregon-grape is not closely related to grapes, but gets its name from the purple clusters of berries whose color and slightly dusted appearance is reminiscent of grapes.
Raw, they taste like a sour pomegranate, quite palatable actually. After you eat a few they start to loose their sour taste.
Medicinal:

The root can be used as a yellow dye, and is an excellent antioxidant. The berries can make a purple dye.
anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial used in the treatment of infection speeding recovery from giardia, candida, viral diarrhea, and cholera treatment on inflammatory skin diseases such as Eczema and Psoriasis , anticancer properties ,alterative, diuretic, laxative and tonic.
Works to decrease bacterial resistance to antibiotics and antibacterial agents.
Mahonia aquifolium is also known to be capable of treatment on inflammatory skin diseases such as Eczema and Psoriasis.



Grape Root Oregon




Grape Root Oregon




Grape Root Oregon
Flower closeup



Grape Root Oregon
Yellow Flowers



Grape Root Oregon
Yellow Flowers



Grape Root Oregon
Grape Root Oregon - April 11, 2010



Grape Root Oregon
Grape Root Oregon - April 11, 2010



Grape Root Oregon
Grape Root Oregon - April 11, 2010



Grape Root Oregon
Grape Root Oregon - September 24, 2009



Grape Root Oregon
Grape Root Oregon - September 24, 2009



Grape Root Oregon
Grape Root Oregon - September 24, 2009



Grape Root Oregon - Plant
Grape Root Oregon - Plant - July 20, 2009



Grape Root Oregon - Plant
Grape Root Oregon - Plant - July 20, 2009



Grape Root Oregon - Plant
Grape Root Oregon - Plant - April 30, 2009

Comment: Grape Root Oregon, Mahonia aquifolium

Look for Grape Root Oregon on:
Google: Grape Root Oregon Wikipedia: Grape Root Oregon YouTube: Grape Root Oregon
Phylogenetic Tree of Life

Learn how to create a custom
Tree of Life





© Copyright 2006 - 2018 HealthyHomeGardening.com.
All Rights Reserved.
Web Design by Artatom