Medium shrub, to 1.5 m tall; stems spreading, the twigs hairy.
Alternate, deciduous, egg-shaped to elliptic, 4-8 cm long, entire, long-tapering to pointed tips, nearly smooth above, usually hairy beneath especially on the veins, wrinkled or puckered.
Inflorescences short, small, axillary clusters of 3 to 7 short-stalked flowers; corollas pinkish, the petals 5; calyces smooth, the 5 lobes triangular; ovaries inferior; stamens about 20.
Berry-like pomes (like miniature apples), egg- to globe-shaped, about 1 cm long, red; stones (nutlets) 4 to 5.
If more than one illustration is available for a species (e.g., separate illustrations were provided for two subspecies) then links to the separate images will be provided below. Note that individual subspecies or varietal illustrations are not always available.
Illustration Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia
Synonyms and Alternate Names:
Cotoneaster bullatus Boiss.