Bearberry, kinnikinnik, sandberry
Native American Name
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi is a(n) perennial low shrub, which grows to in height. This species is commonly found soils in Labrador, Alaska, Virginia, Illinois, Nebraska, Indiana, Montana, New Mexico, Northern California. The leaves are alternate. Arctostaphylos uva-ursi has pink red flowers that bloom from May to July.