kinnikinick Ericaceae Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Leaf:Alternate, simple, persistent, 1/2 to 1 inch long, leathery, and obovate to elliptical, entire margins, green and smooth on both surfaces.
Flower:Perfect, urn-shaped, pink to white and borne in small terminal clusters.
Fruit:Small (1/4 inch diameter), round, smooth, red, berry-like drupe that resembles a tiny apple.
Twig:Slender and trailing, frequently root at the nodes, upright stems usually less than 1 foot tall.
Bark:Mostly smooth and dark reddish brown, exfoliating on older stems.
Form:A prostrate, mat-forming evergreen shrub.