redshanks Rosaceae Adenostoma sparsifolium
Leaf:Evergreen (cedar-like), thin, linear, sharp pointed, 1/4 to 1/2 inch long, shiny green, sticky.
Flower:Small, white (may be light pink), appearing in clusters at the ends of twigs in summer.
Fruit:Small, brown and dry occurring in loose clusters.
Twig:Slender and stays green for some time.
Bark:A very unique, reddish brown bark peeling into thin papery strips and sheets.
Form:A large multi-stemmed shrub that reaches up to 20 feet.