Forbidden Fruit

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Forbidden Fruit, 16″ x 20″ oil on panel

Forbidden Fruit was inspired by the most sensual plant I’ve ever encountered. I found it in my backyard a couple homes ago and photographed it at the peak of it’s potency. The reddish thorns are so foreboding even as the fruit invites us in. I didn’t dare eat it, of course. I’m hoping some horticulturalist will identify the species so I can learn whether I would have lived or died if I’d tried.

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Thanks to friends on FB who identified the mystery plant as Mahonia Nervosa (Cascade Oregon Grape). It is poisonous. Don't eat it, even though it looks delicious.

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Original, Giclee stretch on canvas, Artists Proof (AP)

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