red huckleberry Ericaceae Vaccinium parvifolium
Leaf:Alternate, simple, deciduous, elliptical to ovate, small (1/2 to 1 1/2 inches long), margins entire, green above and paler below, leaves very thin.
Flower:Perfect, small (1/4 inch long), greenish-white or pinkish, bell-shaped, borne singly in leaf axils.
Fruit:Small (1/4 inch diameter), bright red berries with translucent skins, delicious.
Twig:Young twigs are bright green and ribbed or angled, buds are small and red.
Bark:Thin, smooth, and reddish brown.
Form:An upright, finely branched deciduous shrub commonly growing 4 to 10 feet tall (sometimes larger).