University of Rhode Island

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi


Groundcover, dark green 1 inch leaves, white to pinkish flowers in spring, red berries in autumn. Tolerates sand, wind. Well-drained acidic soil, drought tolerant once established. Full sun to light shade. Native to RI. 1-4" x variable.

.J. S. Peterson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

G.A. Cooper @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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