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Berberis calliantha Shrub0.7 6-9  LMHSNDM22 
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Berberis capillaris Shrub1.0 7-10  LMHSNDM22 
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Berberis chitria Shrub4.0 -  LMHSNDM22 
Berberis concinna Shrub1.0 4-8  LMHSNDM22 
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Berberis flexuosa Shrub0.0 -  LMHSNDM12 
Berberis gagnepainii Shrub2.4 4-8  LMHSNDM22 
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Berberis heterophylla Shrub1.5 7-10  LMHSNDM12 
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Berberis rariflora Shrub0.0 -  LMHSNDM22 
Berberis rubrostilla Shrub1.5 5-9  LMHSNDM321
Berberis ruscifolia Shrub0.0 -  LMHSNDM22 
Berberis sherriffii Shrub2.0 5-9  LMHSNDM12 
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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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