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Symphoricarpos longiflorus

Symphoricarpos longiflorus A. Gray

Desert Snowberry, Long-flower Snowberry

Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Highly branched shrub; branches often arching.

Both the flowers and the berries of this shrub are attractive.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , NM , NV , OR , TX , UT
Native Distribution: Oregon (rare) and Idaho south and east to California, Colorado, and Texas.
Native Habitat: Rocky mountain slopes, sagebrush, pinyon-juniper communities.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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