Common deciduous shrub to 4-7 feet tall with persistent white fruit, which is an important winter food source. Spreading by rhizomes, this shrub provides excellent erosion control and is tolerant of a wide range of conditions from wet to dry, full sun to mostly shady. Tolerates salt spray in shoreline plantings.
West coast native evergreen shrub, densely bushy to 6-8’ tall, light pink flowers and blue berries. Most common in semi-open woods, in soils high in organic matter. A lovely shrub for ornamental plantings. Has excellent soil binding, erosion control capabilities. Cloned from selected western WA lowland plants.