Fl. Amer. Sept. 1: 290. 1813 ,.
Plants clump or crown-forming; twigs ± terete, pilose. Leaf-blades pale green abaxially, lustrous dark green adaxially, narrowly ovate, 21–29 × 8–12 mm, coriaceous, margins sharply serrate, surfaces glandular abaxially. Flowers: corolla pinkish, 3–5 mm; filaments hairy. Berries black or blue, 6–8 mm diam. 2n = 24.
Phenology: Flowering early spring-mid summer.
Habitat: Edges of coniferous forests, also epiphytic on trunks of redwoods
Elevation: 0-30 m
B.C., Calif., Oreg., Wash.
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