Common manzanita and Whiteleaf manzanita.
White flowers, only quarter inch long cup-shaped Bells hanging down in small clusters in spring. The edible small fruits are white turning red-brown as they mature into summer. Fruits have been traditionally brewed in cider, over eating fruits can give gastrointestinal upset.
The bright shiny green, wedge-shaped and pointed leaves make an appealing evergreen in the landscape .
Wood of these fine shrubs is particularly hard and suited to making crafted tools. California coastal ranges & Sierra Nevada foothills.