Invasive SpeciesJapanese barberry

Berberis thunbergii
FOUND by SeaStar
2018-11-07
Islesboro
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Peer reviewed by Thomas r
Field Notes
The Japanese barberry is all over Islesboro and it takes up a lot of space and mostly grows in low wetlands or marshes.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
It was a large bush with thorns and small red, red oval berries.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
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Scientific name:
Berberis thunbergii
Common name:
Japanese barberry
Count of individuals: 
10-20
Coverage: 
Between 1/2 and 3/4
Reproduction: 
Flower (plants)
Fruit (plants)
Vegetative structures (plants)
Sampling method: 
Quadrat (randomized- placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.267448 °
Longitude: 
W -68.917500 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Freshwater - On a wetland
Trip Information
Name:
White Cedar Swamp at ICS
Trip date: 
Wed, 2018-11-07 20:08
Town or city: 
Islesboro
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Penobscot Bay (Islesboro Island)
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
7 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Walking trail
People
Tree canopy cover: 
Between 1/2 and 3/4
Soil moisture: 
Moist
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