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Symphoricarpos albus (L.) S. F. Blake

Family - Caprifoliaceae

Common Name - Snowberry

 

Not Native 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unscented Leaves 

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Description

The leaves are hairless. The fruit is a spherical, white berry.

Habitats
Deciduous woodland
Roadsides
Scrub
Wasteland
Leaf of Symphoricarpos albus
© Quentin GroomBerries of Symphoricarpos albus
© Quentin Groom
Description of Genus

Deciduous shrubs. The fruit is a berry.

Life History
Perennial
UK distribution

Widespread, often planted. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during June, July, August and September.

Fruit

The fruit is a berry.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is pink in colour.

Names in other languages and countries

Germany
Schneebeere
Sweden
snöbär
Dutch
sneeuwbes

Latin Synonyms


Symphoricarpos rivularis