Holodiscus discolor ocean-spray
Habitat: In open dry forests and clearings, often on sandy or rocky soils at low to subalpine elevations.
Height: 3-12 feet tall
Re-sprouts after wildfire
Stems: clustered and arching upward & outward from base. Bark is gray-red and strongly ridged on young stems.
Flowers: tiny, creamcolored in dense Terminal clusters that persist over winter, Turning brown with age
Leaves: Deciduous, alternate, 1-3 inches long. Broadly triangular with lobed or toothed edges. Hairy on both sides. Dull green