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Named for Bernard M'Mahon (1775-1816), American Horticulturist.
Stearn, W.T. (1996). Dictionary of Plant Names for Gardeners. Cassell.
The following notes apply to the species of this plant: was often used by native North American Indian tribes to treat loss of appetite and debility.
Previously grown as Mahonia aquifolium 'Apollo'
Plants of the World online, Kew Science http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/taxon/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:31334-2 link
Berberis aquifolium 'Apollo'Family: BERBERIDACEAE
Common names: Oregon Grape 'Apollo'
Distribution summary: Northern America
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Habitat: Garden origin
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: Plants of the World (B)
Flowering months: February, March, April
Reason for growing: Medicinal