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Snowberry | Symphoricarpos albus

Adaptable shrub with attractive foliage and clusters of showy white berry-like fruits that persist through winter. Important late season wildlife forage. Its smooth, oppositely-arranged, round leaves are often used in flower bouquets. Its pink-white bell shaped flowers grow in dense terminal clusters.


Plant Details

HabitatsOak Woodland, Upland Prairie and Savanna, Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland, Shrub Swamp
Habitat NotesBottomland Forest; Riparian Forest
Years Planted at Arboretums2011, 2010
Mature Height1-6’
Shade Preferenceshade, part sun, sun
Soil ToleranceDry to moist soils
Special UsesAttracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds, Wildlife forage, cover and food; Ornamental; Deer resistant