Antelope bitterbrush

Occurs with sagebrush in the southern half of Jackson Hole. Bitterbrush grows to three feet fall. Cream-colored fowers bloom in June.

Big sagebrush

Thrives in dry habitats and carpets most of the valley foor. Plants are one to fve feet tall; leaves are grayish green. Tiny yellow fowers bloom in August.


Grows to twenty feet tall. Cylindrical clusters of showy white fowers bloom in spring, and turn to dark red berries by August.


Grows two to four feet tall in lodgepole pine forests in the valley and mountain canyons. Purple berries are produced in August.

Mountain Ash

Grows as a tall shrub on lower mountain slopes. Flat-topped clusters of white fowers bloom in June. In fall, bright orange fruits complement vivid red compound leaves.


Grows to ten feet tall. Showy white fowers bloom in spring, producing purple berries by late summer.

Snowbrush ceanothus

Thrives in burned areas. Shiny, leathery leaves are retained through winter. Clusters of aromatic white fowers bloom in June.

Utah honeysuckle

Grows in open lodgepole pine forests. Leaves are opposite. Paired cream-colored fowers bloom in early June, producing red unpalatable berries.


Occur in moist areas, especially along stream banks. Twenty species are found in the park and parkway.


Rubus parviflorus, commonly called thimbleberry, is a species of Rubus native to northern temperate regions of North America. It bears edible red fruit similar in appearance to a raspberry.