Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Semi-evergreen ground cover, shrub, dense, creeping low mat, long arching stems. Shoots without prickles but have dense bristles. Leaves alternate, simple, about 10 × 6 cm apex pointed, base heart-shaped, margin irregularly serrate, dark green above, white pubescent below and bristly on veins; petiole to 4 cm, bristly. Flowers white, to 2.5 cm wide, solitary or few-flowered clusters. Fruit bright red, edible.
- Part shade, a good ground cover for shady locations
- Hardy to USDA Zone 6 Native to western China; introduced to the western world by Ernest Wilson in 1908.
- Federal Way, Washington: Rhododendron Species and Botanic Garden