Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Family: Heather (Ericaceae)
AKA: Bearberry
Photo taken on: May 4, 2007
Location: Jack's Cabin, GV, CO
Life Zones: Foothills to montane
Habitat: Open forests

Is a low-growing evergreen shrub that carpets forest floors. It has thick glossy leaves with smooth edges.arrow

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - berries



Kinnikinnick berries are eaten by bears and other wildlife.

Photo taken on: September 18, 2005
Location: Almont, CO

Flora of North America reference.

Pink Round Clusters