Symphoricarpos albus

Symphoricarpos albus

Common snowberry

Deciduous, root-spreading shrub 2 to 5 feet tall found on moderate to well-drained soils on slopes, flats and drainages between 5,000 and 8,000 ft. elevation. Good forage for livestock and wildlife.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 5 
feet
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
12 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
5,000 
- 8,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
40.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
76,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
White to Pink
Blooming Season: 
Summer
Fruit Color: 
White Berries