Creeping Barberry is a
member of the Barbery Family. It
is a low, creeping shrub that
grows to 1 foot in height and has
shiny, dark green holly shaped leaves that grow to 10 inches in length.
The plant typically grows in open pine forests and on
wooded slopes at elevations between 5000 - 10000 feet.
The berries of the Creeping
Barberry are used for jelly and eaten by wildlife.
Creeping Barberry typically blooms between April - June and
produces a dense cluster of fragrant, yellow flowers with 6 petals to
0.75 inches in width. Flowers are followed by flusters of bluish