Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1477

Shrub
Perennial

Native: north of Carolinas & GA (original native distribution somewhat uncertain

Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in limestone woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
White/Pinkish
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 included stamens
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
White
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Dipsacales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Symphoricarpos albus var. albus   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Symphoricarpos albus var. albus   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Symphoricarpos albus

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Snowberry


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image of Symphoricarpos albus var. albus, Common Snowberry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_syra80_001_lvd