Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf evergreen tree/shrub, to 30 ft (9 m) tall, similar width, rounded shape. Leaves opposite, simple, ovoid, to 6 cm long, margin toothed, dark green. Flowers greenish-white, not showy, fragrant, in clusters. Fruit blue-black, spherical, 6 mm.
- Sun to part shade (best), moist soil.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 7 Native to the Mediterranean and southwest Asia.
- latifolia: broad or wide-leaved.