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    Kinnikinick ( Bearberry )
       Evergreen Shrub
HEIGHT:0 - 1 feet
SPREAD:3 - 4 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Good groundcover for dry, well-drained soils; 3" to 4" high; smooth, leathery dark green leaves, paler below; pinkish-white urn-shaped flowers; fruit is dull reddish orange, mealy and tasteless; sun.
LIMITATIONS:Difficult to transplant from the wild, best to use container-grown nursery plants.
HARDINESS:INT, SC, SE (Zone 2)
ORIGIN:Much of Alaska (interior, south central, southeast) and the United States to Newfoundland and south.
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The information for this Evergreen Shrub (32) was last updated on: 2011-01-14 20:38:18
       
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