Edible Sierra Nevada Plants
Dicotyledon Genera Descriptions

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Berberidaceae - Barberry Family


Berberis pumila, B. sonnei

Berries are edible in most species. The juice can be mixed with lemon, mint and sugar or fermented with sugar to make wine. The berries contain pectin. A yellow dye can be made from the roots and bark.

Berberis pumila
CalFlora Record

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