A large shrub or small tree found throughout Washington at low to mid elevations in a wide range of sites ranging from wet to dry sites that vary from shady to exposed, though most typically grows in shady riparian areas. Can grow up to 30 feet tall. It is an important for wildlife as it provides berries for birds and its stems provide browse for deer and elk.



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1615 NE Eastgate Blvd. Suite H

Pullman, WA 99163

Phone: 509-332-4101


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