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Arctostaphylos columbiana

Hairy Manzanita
Ericaceae
Evergreen, Shrubs, Trees

Tree-like species native to low coastal mountains, central California to British Columbia. Form propagated and sold in northwestern nurseries is called ‘Oregon Hybrid’. Low-growing, compact shrub about 3 ft. high and 5–7 ft. wide, with reddish brown bark and 3-in. gray-green leaves. White flowers, red-cheeked brownish fruit. Useful plant, tough enough for highway landscaping in western Oregon and Washington.

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