Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1477

Shrub
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas
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 (11/30/12):
Symphoricarpos albus var. albus   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

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

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 174-03-X:
Symphoricarpos albus   FAMILY Caprifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Snowberry