|The Buffalo Berry is a woody, evergreen
shrub that grows on steep slopes between 5000 and 8000 feet in
The leaves are silvery gray and covered with silvery scales on top;
underneath they are pale and slightly fuzzy. They are curved at the
edges, and individually look sort of like a tongue.
Buffalo Berry is also called Lead
Bush due to the color of its leaves.
The plant blooms in May or June and produces
inconspicuous grayish green flowers, which are followed by an egg-shaped
berry to 3/8 inches long. Berries are eaten by birds, bears, and small
mammals. The berries have also historically been used by humans to make