- berries taste sour.
- berries are about 1cm long.
- berries are suitable for casual foraging and flavouring food or drink.
- varieties in British Columbia are Tall oregon grape (Mahonia aquifolium), Creeping oregon-grape (Mahonia repens) and Dwarf oregon-grape (Mahonia nervosa).
- plant grows dry and/or open forests in low to montane areas.
- warning: berries may be toxic and even deadly if eaten in large quantities.