A shade-intolerant. submontane to montane, Pacific North American evergreen shrub. Occurs in maritime summer-dry cool mesothermal climates on very dry to moderately dry, nitrogen-poor soils (Mor humus forms). Occasional in open-canopy, young-seral Douglasfir forests, more frequent in the open and in clearings, on shallow, strongly drained soils on rock outcrops and upper slopes. An oxylophytic species characteristic of moisture-deficient sites.
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