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Symphoricarpos albus (L.) S.F. Blake var. albus
common snowberry



General Information
Symbol: SYALA
Group: Dicot
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Subshrub
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
AK   N
Data Source and Documentation
Kentucky"Massachusetts"Michigan"Minnesota"Montana"Nebraska"NewNewNorthOhio"Pennsylvania"SouthUtah"Virginia"Washington"WestWisconsin"Wyoming"
Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

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USA (AK, CO, DE, IA, IL, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MT, ND, NE, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, SD, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY), CAN (AB, BC, MB, NB, NF, NS, NT, ON, PE, QC, SK)

Images

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
SYPA3 Symphoricarpos pauciflorus W.J. Rob. ex A. Gray
SYALP Symphoricarpos albus (L.) S.F. Blake var. pauciflorus (W.J. Rob. ex A. Gray) S.F. Blake
SYRA80 Symphoricarpos racemosus Michx.

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Dipsacales
Family Caprifoliaceae – Honeysuckle family
Genus Symphoricarpos Duham. – snowberry
Species Symphoricarpos albus (L.) S.F. Blake – common snowberry
Variety Symphoricarpos albus (L.) S.F. Blake var. albus – common snowberry

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Illinois
snowberry
Endangered
Kentucky
snowberry
Endangered
Maryland
snowberry
Threatened
Massachusetts
snowberry
Endangered
Ohio
snowberry
Presumed Extirpated

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover