Are these berries edible?


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I have had this bush grow in my garden since I can remember but I always thought the berries were poisonous because the bush looked scary :D but now I saw an article about a Mahonia aquifoli and it looked very similar. A penny for your thoughts?

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That looks like Oregon Grape. It isn't a grape but Native Americans used the berries as a food source. Folks today make jams and jellies out of it.
 
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Mahonia berry jam or syrup can be delicious. I recommend you try it. I've ate it but never made it. A quick search will give you many similar recipes.
 
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