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Native Shrubs  
 
Good Shrubs for Erosion Control  
Evergreen huckleberry  
  • Evergreen huckleberry
    A native evergreen shrub. Grows up to eight feet. An excellent groundcover. Offers excellent erosion control. Provides food for 13 species of birds. Creates year round beauty; spring flowers, late summer berries, and bronze-red new growth. Does best in the shade. Needs no pruning.  
  • Salal  
  • Salal
    A native evergreen shrub. Grows up to four feet. Handsome leathery green leaves. Excellent easy-care groundcover. Provides good erosion control. Berries were eaten fresh from the bush and dried in cakes by native people. Berries are similar in size to blueberries.  
  • Red huckleberry  
  • Red huckleberry
    A native deciduous shrub. Grows up to five feet. Offers good erosion control. Pea-sized tangy berries make excellent pie or jelly. Provides food for 13 bird species and adult butterflies.  
  • Oregon grape  
  • Oregon grape
    A native evergreen shrub. Grows up to six feet. Offers good ground cover and erosion control. Provides food for butterflies and 6 bird species.  
  • Snowberry  
  • Snowberry
    Native deciduous shrub. Grows up to three feet or more. Offers excellent ground cover and erosion control. Provides food for 10 bird species.  
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  • Wild rose
    Native deciduous shrub. Grows up to 10 feet. Offers good ground cover and erosion control. Provides food for butterfly larvae and 12 bird species.  
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