Taxon  Report   7898 
Symphoricarpos mollis  Nutt.
Creeping snowberry,  Trailing snowberry
Symphoricarpos mollis
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Symphoricarpos mollis
© 2012 Gary McDonald
Symphoricarpos mollis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Symphoricarpos mollis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Symphoricarpos mollis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Southern Oak Woodland, Chaparral
Toxicity: MINOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Symphoricarpos albus var. mollis
TJM2: Symphoricarpos acutus
TJM2: Symphoricarpos hesperius
More information about  Symphoricarpos mollis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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