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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 Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink


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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Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

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

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 on display at the following locations:

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


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


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

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