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Around the Yard – Five

Oregon Grape Mahonia nervosa Natural.  Barberry family. Wild, common coastal evergreen shrub to 2’ high grows throughout the woods.Flowers: yellow in clusters.  Blooming May-June.Fruit: Look like tiny concord grapes with waxy hue on a holly bush. Acid, sweeter after first … Continue reading

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Oregon Grape Flower

                                                           Oregon Grape Mahonia Nervosa A good year for wild Oregon grapes.  I must remember to pick the berries and make jam this year.  Looks like there will be lots. Use: Good for jelly combined with salal berries. Flower buds, … Continue reading

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