Podocarpus nivalis Podocarpaceae
Alpine Totara po-do-KAR-pus ni-VAH-lis
- Evergreen shrub, to 2-3 ft (0.6-0.9 m) tall and 6-10 ft (1.8-3 m) wide, broad, low, spreading, short twigs. Leaves olive green, dense, spirally arranged, stiff, leathery, linear-oblong, 5-15 mm long, 2-4 mm wide. (Plant resembles yew.)
- Sun or light shade.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 7 Native to the mountains of New Zealand.
- Corvallis: 3115 Ashwood.