Species Profile -- Japanese Barberry
USDA. NAL. National Invasive Species Information Center.
Japanese barberry was introduced as an ornamental and promoted as a replacement for common barberry (Berberis vulgaris), which is a host for black stem rust. Japanese barberry forms dense stands that compete with native trees and herbaceous plants.
* See our Plants section for more information and additional species profiles.Date:Jan 08, 2013