Invasive SpeciesJapanese barberry

Berberis thunbergii
FOUND by apalmer
Tenants Harbor
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Bullard
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Field Notes
It was a cold morning before school, and I was walking the nature trail to look for something else, but I found some barberry in the middle of the woods!
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
These berries are bright red and not totally round. Each cluster of berries has a thin thorn that hurts if you are not careful.
Photo of my evidence.
Leaves are oval shaped and smooth.
Photo of my evidence.
The stem is a little zigzaggy, and the plant was about waist height.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Berberis thunbergii
Common name:
Japanese barberry
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 43.969423 °
W -69.214017 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Upland - Forest
Trip Information
School Grounds
Trip date: 
Tue, 2015-10-27 09:07
Town or city: 
Tenants Harbor
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Penobscot Bay
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