A trailing shrub. Leaves. - Thick and evergreen, smooth, somewhat wedge-shaped. Flowers. - Whitish, clustered. Calyx. - Small. Corolla. - Urn-shaped, five-toothed. Stamens. - Ten. Pistil. - One. Fruit. - Red, berry-like.

This plant blossoms in May, and is found on rocky hillsides. Its name refers to the relish with which bears are supposed to devour its fruit.