Also known as False Azaalea, Fool’s Huckleberry or Rusty Menziesia

Menziesia ferruginea

Rusty Leaf

Rusty-Leaf is a medium-sized (3- to 15-feet) branching shrub with thin, alternate leaves, which have scattered rusty hairs on the upper surface. The flowers are greenish purple, rather small, and borne in terminal clusters. Grows on uplands, in moist woods.