Symphoricarpos oreophilus

Symphoricarpos oreophilus

Mountain snowberry

Deciduous, root-spreading shrub from 2 to 5 ft. tall occurring on moderate to well-drained shallow to deep soils along drainages, on slopes and flats from 5,000 to 10,000 feet elevation. Good palatability for both 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 
- 10,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
39.80 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
54,700
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
White to Pink
Blooming Season: 
Summer
Fruit Color: 
White Berries