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- n. Mahonia trifoliolata, a rounded evergreen shrub with high heat tolerance, native to the United States and Mexico.
- n. The red berry of Mahonia trifoliolata, often used in jellies.
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Drier (or eroded) areas support desert shrubs such as lotebush, agarita, tree cholla, and ephedra.
Ecoregion 27m has a higher proportion of southwestern flora than elsewhere in Oklahoma; lotebush, ephedra, tobosa grass, agarita, and pencil cholla occur.
Managed lands are restoring the bird's diminishing habitat of open grasslands, shin oak and understory brush such as sumac, buckeye and agarita.
For the look of holly leaves, agarita is the native to consider even though it isn't a true holly.