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Mingus Mtn
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Granite Mtn - Tr 40
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Plant Description

Origin: Native
General Description: Deciduous. A low growing, erect and sometimes trailing mountain shrub, with spreading to arching branches. Found on the edges of riparian zones, in woodlands and in moist areas of the mountain brush zone.
Height: 4.5 feet     Width: 4 feet


Habitat

Plant Communities: Montane Conifer Forest, Riparian
Elevation: 5500 - 9000 feet

Similar Species: Symphoricarpos rotundifolia


Flower Characteristics

Color: Pinkish   Shape: Regular, not in clusters     Tubular: Y   Flowering Period: May - Aug
Description: Slender with 5 spreading lobes to 1/2 inch long.


Leaf Characteristics

Leaf Color: Light green   Type: Simple   Shape: Round or Oval   Margin: Smooth   Attachment: Opposite   Hairs: Top and bottom of leaves
Description: Light green, smooth above, pale green below with prominent veins, opposite, oval and thin to 1 inch long. Top of leaf usually slightly hairy. Underside of leaves has gray to whitish hairs.
Spines: N


Fruit Characteristics

Color: White   Type: Berry-like   Description: White and egg shaped to 3/8 inch long.


Bark Characteristics

Bark Color: Brown   Bark Texture (Mature): Rough   Bark and Branch Description: Smooth twigs turn brown and become shreddy with age.

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