[Manzanitas: The Genus Arctostaphylos West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Kinnikinnick, Bearberry, Red Bearberry

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Synonyms: Arbutus uva-ursi, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. coactilis, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. uva-ursi

Berries and leaves of Kinnikinnick, Bearberry, Red Bearberry: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Synonyms: Arbutus uva-ursi, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. coactilis, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. uva-ursi)

Berries of kinnikinnick as seen in forested dunes on the Tillamook Bay side of Bay Ocean Spit on the Oregon coast........January 21, 2012.

Kinnikinnick, Bearberry, Red Bearberry: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Synonyms: Arbutus uva-ursi, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. coactilis, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. uva-ursi) - Kinnikinnick, Bearberry, Red Bearberry: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Synonyms: Arbutus uva-ursi, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. coactilis, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. uva-ursi)

Kinnikinnick in bloom on the Tillamook Bay side of Bay Ocean Spit on the Oregon coast.......May 22, 2009.

Berries of Kinnikinnick, Bearberry, Red Bearberry: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Synonyms: Arbutus uva-ursi, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. coactilis, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. uva-ursi) - Kinnikinnick, Bearberry, Red Bearberry: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Synonyms: Arbutus uva-ursi, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. coactilis, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. uva-ursi)

Berries of kinnikinnick as seen at left at the upper edge of the riprap to the south jetty at the north end of Bay Ocean Spit on the Oregon coast........February 8, 2016. The photo at right shows kinnikinnick in bloom along the service road to the beach at Sitka Sedge State Natural Area, Oregon Coast......April 20, 2019.

Kinnikinnick, Bearberry, Red Bearberry: Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Synonyms: Arbutus uva-ursi, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. coactilis, Arctostaphylos uva-ursi var. uva-ursi)

Kinnikinnick with ripe fruits observed on the south jetty at the entrance to Tillamook Bay, Oregon coast......July 6, 2020.

Paul Slichter