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Symphoricarpos hesperius  G. N. Jones

(not an active name)

Creeping snowberry,   Trailing snowberry
Symphoricarpos hesperius is a shrub that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Genus: Symphoricarpos
Family: Caprifoliaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: MINOR

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSSymphoricarpos mollis ssp. hesperius
PLANTSSymphoricarpos mollis var. hesperius
JEFSymphoricarpos mollis
Information about  Symphoricarpos hesperius from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
USDA PLANTS Profile (SYHE)

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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/07/2022).