|The Freemont Barberry is a
of the Barberry Family. It
as a woody shrub and grows
to 10 feet in height. It has bluish green, stiff leaves with pointed
lobes which grow in groups of 3 to 7.
The plant typically grows in pinyon-juniper and pine woodlands at elevations between
Hopi Indians used the wood of the Freemont Barberry for crafts and
the roots for yellow dye.
The Freemont Barberry typically blooms
between April - July and produces yellow flowers with 6 petals to 1
inch in width followed by a round 1/2 inch wide berry.