About the Low (Cascade) Oregon Grape
An evergreen shrub, with compound leaves, about 2 feet in height. It is very common to the woods west of the Cascades. Flower stalks show yellow flowers in spring followed by clusters of fruit in late summer and fall. Fruit is favored by birds and suitable for jams, jelly, or wine. It does well with filtered shade in well drained soils. Can spread by rhizomes.