Xizang (Tibet): Zuogong (Zogang) Xian.
Dongda-La (pass), border of Markam and Zogang Xian on highway 318.
Scree slopes, rocky vegetated slopes and adjacent level area at pass
Base of ledges and dry, stony slopes.Prostrate shrub forming extensive mats; leaves shining on upper surface; lower surface dull, medium green; catkins immature, green.
D. E. Boufford, S. L. Kelley, R. H. Ree & S. K. Wu