Coast Spice Bush
Small berry sized fruit growing on a tiny shrub like plant. Berries and foliage have a spicy smell and berries are supposedly edible and were once used as a spice.
Very short (2-6ft) shrubby bush growing well in arid climates. Flowers are small, similar to citrus flowers and have a nice scent.
Hardy to some frost.
Needs little water and will survive freezes. Grow in full sun, will also survive well in very hot climates.
Berries are supposedly edible, although caution should be taken to avoid the foliage as it can cause rashes in some people.
Native to coastal Southern California near San Diego and south to Baja California, Mexico.