Choke cherry (Prunus virginiana), a shrub with fragrant, cream-color blossoms in late spring, bears a feast of dark red fruit prized by birds and humans.
Mountain ash (Sorbus scopulina) thrives with little watering. Waxwings like the bright red, hollylike fruit that other birds avoid.
Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia repens), produces yellow blossoms in spring, but the deep blue berries of this low-growing evergreen shrub are the summer attraction.
Rocky Mountain juniper?s (Juniperus scopulorum) abundant seeds and berries are produced from fall into winter, attracting Cedar Waxwings, Northern Mockingbirds, Evening Grosbeaks, and more.
Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) draw Mourning Doves and a variety of songbirds.