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

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Plant Characteristics
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Symphoricarpos mollis
© 2018 Miao Ling He
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Southern Oak Woodland, Chaparral

Toxicity: MINOR

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Symphoricarpos albus var. mollis
ICPN: Symphoricarpos acutus
ICPN: Symphoricarpos hesperius
More information about  Symphoricarpos mollis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).