Calflora
Taxon  Report   7895    
Symphoricarpos albus  (L.) S. F. Blake  var. laevigatus  (Fernald) S. F. Blake
Common snowberry,  Upright snowberry
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
© 2018 Mary Conway
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
© 2018 Mary Conway
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
© 2018 Mary Conway
Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
© 2018 Mary Conway
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland

Toxicity: MINOR

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, canyons

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Symphoricarpos albus ssp. laevigatus
PLANTS: Symphoricarpos rivularis
More information about  Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SYALL)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2018).

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