- Evergreen shrub 6 to 10 feet tall with elliptical shaped leaves
- This plant is dioecious: The male and female plants have long hanging clusters of creamy flowers in spring.
- The flowers on the female plant give way to clusters of purple woolly berries.
- This silk tassel grows in dry forest, hot woodlands and chaparral
- Established plants are drought tolerant and deer resistant
- Found in Diablo and Hamilton sections
ashy silk tassel