a small, evergreen gaultheria shrub (Gaultheria shallon) native to the W coast of North America, having dark leaves, small clusters of white or pink flowers, and purple-black, edible berries
Origin of salal; from name in Chinook jargon
A small evergreen shrub (Gaultheria shallon) in the heath family, native to the Pacific coast of North America, having white or pink flowers clustered in racemes and edible purple-black berries.
Origin of salalChinook Jargon sallal, from Chinook sálal.
From Chinook Jargon from Chinook.