Trees and shrubs; an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum: containing the hardy trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species . B. diilcis. A very valuableaddition to our hardy evergreens; though, at present, rare in British gardens. jtk 11. B. actinacantha Mart. The ray-spined Berberry. Idtntification. Rcemer and Schultes, 7. p.l2.; Hook. Iot. Mis., 3. p. 135.Engraving. Our fig. 66. Spec. Char., Sfc. S|lines palmate, 3—6divisions. Leaves ovate elliptic,

Trees and shrubs; an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum: containing the hardy trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species . B. diilcis. A very valuableaddition to our hardy evergreens; though, at present, rare in British gardens. jtk 11. B. actinacantha Mart. The ray-spined Berberry. Idtntification. Rcemer and Schultes, 7. p.l2.; Hook. Iot. Mis., 3. p. 135.Engraving. Our fig. 66. Spec. Char., Sfc. S|lines palmate, 3—6divisions. Leaves ovate elliptic, Stock Photo
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Trees and shrubs; an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum: containing the hardy trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species . B. diilcis. A very valuableaddition to our hardy evergreens; though, at present, rare in British gardens. jtk 11. B. actinacantha Mart. The ray-spined Berberry. Idtntification. Rcemer and Schultes, 7. p.l2.; Hook. Iot. Mis., 3. p. 135.Engraving. Our fig. 66. Spec. Char., Sfc. S|lines palmate, 3—6divisions. Leaves ovate elliptic, rigid, coriaceous, toothed, mucronate. Pe-duncles 4—3, sub-umbellate, shorterthan the leaves. An evergreen shrub, with numerous spreading branches, andlong white spines, generally in threes, but sometimes more numerous. Straitsof Magellan. Height 3 ft. to 4 ft. In-troduced ? 1830. Flowers deep yellow, a little larger than those of B. vul-garis ; May and June. Fruit ?. A very desirable species, nearly alliedto B. heterophylla. Our engraving is ofa specimen taken from a very handsomeplant in the rich collection of evergreensat Elvaston Castle. Dr. Hooker mentions a variety with smaller leaves thanthe species, but it docs not appear to be introduced. Quite hardy.. Berbens Auxifolia.

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