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At a Glance:
Bright green medium-sized deciduous shrub with edible red berries.

 Up to 12ft
bright green with strong angles
small alternate oval leaves
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%
 low elevation
 mid elevation
 high elevation
Wildlife Value
 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.