Photo Credits: 2009 Barry Breckling | 2010 James M. Andre | 2010 Louis-M. Landry

USDA Zones: 5-10
Sunset Zones: 2-5, 7-12, 14-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full,Part,Shade
Water: Low
Soil: Adaptable
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: Yes
Clay Tolerant: Yes
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Shrub
Size: 6 ft wide x 6 ft high
Form: Shrub - Oval
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Season: Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Medium
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Decorative
Growth Rate: Slow
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Pollinators,Spines

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Oregon grape grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.