Arctostaphylos uva-ursi San Bruno Mountain
(syn. A. uva-ursi f. suborbiculata San Bruno Mountain) Ericaceae
San Bruno Mountain Kinnikinnik or Bearberry
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- Broadleaf evergreen ground cover, to about 1 ft high with a 6 ft spread (0.3 × 1.8 m), vigorous dense growth, thick stems. Leaves relatively large, thick and glossy. Flowers pale pink. Fruit red, large and showy.
- Sun or partial shade, well-drained soil.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 8??, maybe lower? Native to San Bruno Mountain in San Mateo County, California.