Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Point Reyes'
Common name: 
Point Reyes Kinnikinnik
Point Reyes Bearberry
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Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
  • Broadleaf evergreen ground cover, prostrate, compact.  Leaves oval, closely spaced, thick, green with a gray dull cast.  Flowers white and somewhat pinkish.  Produces few fruit.
  • Sun or partial shade, more heat and drought tolerant in California than some eastern cultivars.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 6?  This cultivar was derived from cuttings taken from Arctostaphylos uva-uri plants growing in Point Reyes on California’s north coast just north of San Francisco.  'Point Reyes' was introduced by Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, California, in 1956.
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