Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Gaultheria shallon Pursh - Shallon - Ericaceae
Gaultheria shallon
© Paul Hackney
Gaultheria shallon
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

A low-growing evergreen shrub; native of western North America introduced both for game-cover and ornament. Occasionally encountered in semi-wild situations, but probably nowhere truly naturalized in Northern Ireland. Mostly found in old demesnes.

All names: Gaultheria shallon Pursh