Also called Thunberg's barberry and red barberry.

Native to eastern Asia.  Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > Global Invasive > in USA+Canada Invasive > report it! Invasive > in USA Invasive > in USFS Invasive > in Michigan

For kids!  This plant described in invasive species placemat series

In the 🇺🇸 USA, the USDA suggests those seeking a shrub with nice fruit replace this plant with native alternatives 🍓︎ strawberry bush Euonymus americanus , wax-myrtle Myrica cerifera , meadowsweet Spiraea latifolia or mapleleaf viburnum Viburnum acerifolium .[1]

Learn more about Japanese barberry Berberis thunbergii

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