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 . birica. B. Leaves thin, mostly deciduous. Flowers in Racemes.at 2. B. vuLGA^Ris L. The common Berberry. Ilentiflcation. Lin. Sp., 472. ; Dec. Prod., 1. p. 105.; Dons Mill., 1. p. 115. Synonymes. B. sctnensis Presl; if. macrocarpa of some ; Pipperidge Tree, Dr. Turner ; tpme vinette, Fr.; gemeine Berbcritze, Ger.Engravings. Eng.

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 . birica. B. Leaves thin, mostly deciduous. Flowers in Racemes.at 2. B. vuLGA^Ris L. The common Berberry. Ilentiflcation. Lin. Sp., 472. ; Dec. Prod., 1. p. 105.; Dons Mill., 1. p. 115. Synonymes. B. sctnensis Presl; if. macrocarpa of some ; Pipperidge Tree, Dr. Turner ; tpme vinette, Fr.; gemeine Berbcritze, Ger.Engravings. Eng. 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 . birica. B. Leaves thin, mostly deciduous. Flowers in Racemes.at 2. B. vuLGA^Ris L. The common Berberry. Ilentiflcation. Lin. Sp., 472. ; Dec. Prod., 1. p. 105.; Dons Mill., 1. p. 115. Synonymes. B. sctnensis Presl; if. macrocarpa of some ; Pipperidge Tree, Dr. Turner ; tpme vinette, Fr.; gemeine Berbcritze, Ger.Engravings. Eng. Bot., t. 49.; Willd. Baum., t. 39. ; and om-fig. .54., m which a is a specimen in flower, h a specimen in fruit, c a flower of the natural size, and d a fruit of the nctural sue. VI. BERBER A CEJE : BE RBERIS. 43 Spec. Char., S(c. Spines 3-partecI. Leaves somewhatobovate, ciliately serrated. Racemes many-flowered, pendulous. Petals entire. (Dons Mill.) A spread-ing, many-stemmed, deciduous shrub. Europe, andBritain in hedges and copses, and naturalised in manyparts of Asia and America. Height 6 ft. to 10 ft.Flowers yellow ; TNIay and June. Berries red ; ripein September. Decaying leaves reddish yellow.Naked wood yellowish white. Fruit yellow, sometimes stone- Si. B^berie vulf;aris. Varieties. ?^ B. «. 2 lutea, less.!S B. I). 3 alba.—Fruit white. B. V. ifxioldcea.—Fruit violaceousB. V. 5 piirpicrea. B. innominata Knlm. — Fruitpurple; leaves narrow, hardly ciliated.ak B. V. 6 nigra. — Fruit black; leaves oblong, ci-liately serrated, serratnres few. The fruit ofthis plant is said by Tournefort, who foundit on the banks of the Euphrates, to be of, delicious flavour, a^ B. t). 7 didcis.—Fruit red, somewhat less acidthan that of the common berberry. Leaves ofa bright shining green. Native of Austria, where it was first considered to be a distinct species, till the fruitof plants raised from its seed was found to be as acid as that ofthe common berberry. It is now, however, pr

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