Purple berry bush

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Date Photo Taken: 04/17/2013
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Posted By: AndrewK


planted by previous owners, growing with bunches of small oval berries. Berries are purple on the outside with sweet red juice and small seeds in each.


  1. spatialdrift Flower Fanatic says:

    It is a Mahonia.


    April 17th, 2013 at 10:44 pm
  2. Janet Unregistered says:

    looks like a grape holly to me

    April 17th, 2013 at 11:59 pm
  3. hortiphoto Flower Fanatic says:

    That’s a Mahonia. A little bit hard to say exactly which, but with those few broad leaflets it may be Mahonia bealei.

    April 18th, 2013 at 1:17 am
  4. stone Flower Fanatic says:

    Grape holly… Mahonia.
    Blooms in January, and those purple berries are supposed to be good to eat… I ate one yesterday, but it wasn’t really ripe enough… It didn’t taste bad…

    April 18th, 2013 at 8:16 am
  5. Anne-Marie Unregistered says:

    It looks like Oregon grape..

    April 18th, 2013 at 9:20 pm
  6. AndrewK Registered says:

    Awesome, thanks for the info guys. Yes, I looked up other pictures of mahonia and they look identical. Glad to know I’ve got more edibles in my garden!

    April 19th, 2013 at 5:06 pm

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