CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record berberis_fremontii - Thu, Dec. 2, 2021, 05:36 ET b
Berberis fremontii
common nameFremont barberry
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life form evergreen shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.3
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G5     G5: demonstrably secure to ineradicable
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (10):
Jacumba (007B) 3211662, Live Oak Springs (008A)* 3211663, Yucca Valley North (103B) 3411624, Big Bear City (131D)* 3411637, Bighorn Basin (176C) 3411576, Pinto Valley (200A) 3511523, Mid Hills (200B) 3511524, Cima (201A) 3511525, Castle Peaks (224C) 3511532, Ivanpah (225D) 3511533
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
San Bernardino (SBD), San Diego (SDG), Arizona (AZ), Baja California (BA), Colorado (CO), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), Sonora - Mexico (SO), Utah (UT)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Joshua tree "woodland" (JTWld)
•Pinyon and juniper woodland (PJWld)/Rocky, sometimes granitic
blooming period Mar-May  
elevation range1145 - 1720 meters
Previously CRPR 3. Includes CA plants previously treated as B. haematocarpa. Overlaps morphologically with B. higginsiae in the Peninsular Ranges. Definitive study needed. See Report on the U.S. and Mexican Boundary Survey, p. 30 (1859) by W. Emory for original description, and Phytologia 52:221-226 (1982) for relationship between Berberis and Mahonia.
full nameBerberis fremontii Torr.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  BEFR Element Code  PDBER06060
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Thu, Dec. 2, 2021 from

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