Taxon  Report   7896    
Symphoricarpos hesperius  G. N. Jones  
(no longer an active name)
Creeping snowberry,  Trailing snowberry
Symphoricarpos hesperius, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to 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

Toxicity: MINOR

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Symphoricarpos mollis

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Symphoricarpos mollis ssp. hesperius
PLANTS: Symphoricarpos mollis var. hesperius
NOTE: Symphoricarpos hesperius is no longer an active name.
More information about  Symphoricarpos hesperius
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jul 12, 2020).