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The Flora of Mount Shasta

Spreading Snowberry

Honeysuckle Family (Caprifoliaceae) Symphoricarpos mollis
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Spreading Snowberry

Flower: Small, pinkish, bell-shaped, clustered

Fruit: White, waxy berry

Blooms: June to July

Leaves: Elliptical, oval or nearly round; green above, paler below, generally fine hairs on both surface of leaf

Height: A low shrub usually not more than 18 inches high

Stem: Slender, trailing or creeping younger twigs usually with fine hairs

Found: Dry to moist habitats that receive considerable sun

Tidbits: An important food for animals. Many birds feed on the fruits.


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