Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf, deciduous, shrub, growing to 2-4 ft tall (0.2-1.2 m), with brown, fuzzy twigs that become gray and shreddy with age. Leaves simple, opposite, oval to elliptic, 0.6 to 1.9 cm, upper suface soft, hairy, and dull grayish green, lower suface paler. Flowers are small, tube-like, and white, pink to rose. Fruit is white and ovoid; persist well into winter.
- Sun to light shade
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 It has been found in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, Idaho, eastern Oregon, the Oklahoma Panhandle, far western Texas, and northern Baja California.