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Symphoricarpos mollis (Creeping snowberry)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Symphoricarpos mollis

Symphoricarpos mollis Nutt.

Creeping snowberry

Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family)

Synonym(s): Symphoricarpos albus var. mollis

USDA Symbol: symo

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink

Distribution

USA: CA
Canada: BC

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Dry

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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Mr. Smarty Plants says

Groundcover for erosion control
September 23, 2008
I live in southern california. What is the best groundcover to plant on a slope to prevent erosion?
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National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Bibliography

Bibref 841 - Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants (2006) Burrell, C. C.
Bibref 995 - Native Landscaping from El Paso to L.A. (2000) Wasowski, S. and A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Symphoricarpos mollis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Symphoricarpos mollis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Symphoricarpos mollis

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2009-02-21
Research By: TWC Staff

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