Common Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)

Common Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)

A neat shrub/groundcover of trailing habit (2-12″ high), and with flowers resembling those of the Arbutus, but much smaller. The leaves are entire, dark green in color, and about an inch long, and obovate or oblong in shape. They are alternately arranged on the stems. Fruit globular, of a bright red, smooth and shining.