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Symphoricarpos albus (Linnaeus) Blake var. albus . Common Snowberry. Phen: Jun; Sep. Hab: Limestone woodlands. Dist: QC west to s. AK, south to w. VA, WV, MI, MN, and CA; the original native distribution somewhat uncertain due to cultivation and escapes

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: Var. albus is the more eastern variety.

Synonymy: = C, F, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NY, Pa, Va, Ferguson (1966a); = Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake ssp. albus – NE; < Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake – GrPl, S, W, WV

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Great Plains: UPL (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Midwest: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU (taxonomic split from wetland indicator species)

Heliophily ?: 7

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