Invasive SpeciesJapanese barberry

Berberis thunbergii
FOUND by BRES Ecologist 31
Boothbay Harbor
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Field Notes
It was a beautiful day outside
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
It has small round red berries that are spread out along the stem. This is true of the Japanese Barberry.
Photo of my evidence.
It's leaves were 2-4 cm long. That matches the characteristics of the Japanese Barberry.
Photo of my evidence.
The leaves were oval shaped, smooth edged, and alternating leaves were found along the stem.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
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Scientific name:
Berberis thunbergii
Common name:
Japanese barberry
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Quadrat (user-placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 44.150681 °
W -71.100000 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Upland - Developed areas
Trip Information
Boothbay Harbor School Area
Trip date: 
Tue, 2017-10-24 14:33
Town or city: 
Boothbay Harbor
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Eastern Coastal


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