Flora of the Southeastern United States
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CAPRIFOLIACEAE

Symphoricarpos orbiculatus Moench. Coralberry, Buckbrush. Phen: Late Jul-Sep; Sep-Nov (and often persisting well into winter). Hab: Moist to dry forests, woodlands, thickets, pastures, and old fields, especially over mafic or calcareous rocks. Dist: CT west to IN, MN, and CO, south to Panhandle FL, TX, and Mexico; the original native distribution somewhat uncertain due to cultivation and escapes. Seemingly increasing in VA and behaving aggressively in dry woodlands and barrens over greenstone and diabase.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, F, Fl7, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, Pa, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV, Ferguson (1966a); = Symphoricarpos symphoricarpos – S

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