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Upright shrub, 8-10 feet tall. Flowers and fruits in dense clusters at ends of branches. Leaves pinnate, with lanceolate leaflets. Leaves and fruit clusters brilliant red in fall.
Banks of Deschutes River, north-central Oregon. In a broad flat floodplain, about two miles upstream from confluence of Descutes and Columbia rivers. Moist but well-drained soil in full sunshine.
Deschutes River State Recreation Area. Much of this area was burned in extensive range fires the preceding summer, but habitat immediately along the river was mostly spared.
Spotted on Oct 23, 2018
Submitted on Feb 17, 2020