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Symphoricarpos albus var. albus

Symphoricarpos albus (L.) S.F. Blake var. albus

Common Snowberry

Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle family)

Synonym(s): Symphoricarpos albus var. pauciflorus, Symphoricarpos pauciflorus, Symphoricarpos racemosus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Fruit: White.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AK , CO , DE , IA , IL , KY , MA , MD , MI , MN , MT , ND , NE , NM , NY , OH , OR , PA , SD , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , NS , NT , ON , PE , QC , SK
Native Habitat: Open sandy or rocky ground, open slopes, savannas, thickets, occasionally in moist forests.

Web Reference

Webref 62 - Burke Herbarium Image Collection (2020) University of Washington
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-12-16
Research By: CBR

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