Berberis (Barberry, Berberry)

 Feed in Moderation
  • Common Name: Berberis (Barberry, Berberry)
  • Latin Name: Berberis spp.
  • Family Name: Berberidaceae
Berberis comes from the same family as Mahonia and is widely grown for its ornamental flowers and berries, and as a deterrent to intruders because of its many sharp thorns.  There is no known toxicity, but feed with caution and protect yourself and your tortoise from injury by the thorns. 
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