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At a Glance: Bright green medium-sized deciduous shrub with edible red berries.
Height: Up to 12ft
Stems: bright green with strong angles
Leaves: small alternate oval leaves
Fruits: small bright red and round; tart edible berry
Appeal: red berries are edible, attract wildlife and have been found to taste good in pancakes
Helpful Tips: They require a great deal of shade and woody soil. They are often found growing from nurse logs or stumps in the forest. If you do not have woody substrate to plant it in, mix some into the soil. Plant in wet area. Click HERE to determine your recommended planting density.
Ethnobotany: Berries widely used as a food source and as fish bait by native tribes.
|Sun/Shade Tolerance||Hydrology||Elevation Range|
full sun > 80%
mostly sunny 60%-80%
partial sun and shade 40%- 60%
mostly shady 60%-80%
full shade > 80%
Nectar for hummingbirds
Nectar for butterflies
Host for insect larvae
Thickets and shelter
Thorny or protective cover
|Berries and flowers attract wildlife|
Pojar, Jim, and Andy MacKinnon. Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia & Alaska. Revised ed. Redmond, Wash.: B.C. Ministry of Forests and Lone Pine Pub., 2004. Print.
“Sound Native Plants.” Sound Native Plants. Web. 31 Oct. 2014. www.soundnativeplants.com.