Symphoricarpos albus Common Snowberry

  • Symphoricarpos albus,  Common Snowberry
  • Symphoricarpos albus,  Common Snowberry
  • Plant type
    • Deciduous Shrub
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Full Sun
    • Part Shade
    • Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Dry
    • Some Moisture
    • Moist & Well-Drained
  • Upland/wetland ratings
    • FACU-Usually found in upland
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 1-2 ft., 1-2 ft.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 4 ft., 3 ft.
  • Matured Height, Width
    • 4 ft., 3 ft.
 

White Berries are good for wildlife, but not people

A low twiggy shrub usually reaching about 2-3 ft.. In winter it has distinctive white berries that can be food for wildlife or used in flower arrangements. Wildlife tends to eat the other plant berries, leaving the snowberries to the last in winter. Not good for humans to eat.

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