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Turkey-Berry

Lotebush

Also known as Graythorn. A thorny shrub that grows to 6 by 8 feet in size. It is a good cover plant that produces an edible purplish berry.

Smooth Arrow-Wood

A multi-stemmed shrub that reaches 5 to 15 feet tall. It has leaf blades up to 4 inches long and 3 inches across and produces fruit in late summer.

Grouseberry

A small, squat shrub that reaches 20 inches in height, with bright red berries, typically found in coniferous forests.

Western Hemlock

A large evergreen coniferous tree that typically grows 165 to 230 feet tall and with a trunk diameter of up to 9 feet.

Western Arborvitae

Also known as Western Red Cedar. The largest tree in the cypress family, it can grow to 200 feet tall. Its branches droop and then turn back up, producing a broad crown of scale-like, dark green foliage.

Alkali-Sacaton

A medium-sized, summer-growing bunchgrass that grows to 2 by 1 1/2 feet in size. It is tolerant of both drought and saline soils.

Cascade Mountain-Ash

A small tree that can reach 10 feet in height, either branching or as a single trunk. It produces orange-red berries through fall and winter.

Hard-Leaf Flat-Top-Goldenrod

Also known as Stiff Goldenrod. A perennial herb that grows 2 to 5 feet tall. It produces a erect stem that branches near the small yellow flowers.

Jojoba

A thornless shrub that grows to 6 by 6 feet in size. It is very tough and drought tolerant, providing good cover and producing inconspicuous flowers.

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