Berberis darwinii (weed)

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Berberis darwinii (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Stan Shebs
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Berberis darwinii (weed) Hook. - (Darwin's berberis)

This species of barberry is an evergreen shrub, native to South America. It is planted as an ornamental shrub and has become an aggressive and invasive weed in several countries like New Zealand and Australia.

For details see the respective page in Wikipedia.

Publications covering Berberis darwinii (weed)

Austral Ecology (2008) 33, 10-19
Kate G. McAlpine, Linley K. Jesson and David S. Kubien (2008)
Photosynthesis and water-use efficiency: A comparison between invasive (exotic) and non-invasive (native) species

Australasian Plant Pathology (2005) 34, 369-376
N.W. Waipara, L.A. Smith, A.F. Gianotti, J.P. Wilkie, C.J. Winks and E.H.C. McKenzie (2005)
A survey of fungal plant pathogens associated with weed infestations of barberry (Berberis spp.) in New Zealand and their biocontrol potential