Clusters of white flowers, followed by berries that need to be cooked to be edible.
Average height: 15-30 ft.
Characteristics: full sunlight, minimal water, attracts birds, produces flowers, produces berries, fire-resistant* Characteristics: full sunlight, moderate water, attracts birds, white flowers and then produces edible berries. Historically, the flowers and leaves have been used for pain relief, swelling and inflammation. In folk medicine, the dried berries or juice are used to treat influenza, infections, sciatica, headaches, dental pain, heart pain, and nerve pain, as well as a laxative and diuretic.