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Fragrant Snowberry
Symphoricarpos longiflorus
About Fragrant Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus) 1 Nurseries Carry This Plant Symphoricarpos longiflorus is a species of flowering plant in the honeysuckle family known by the common names desert snowberry and fragrant snowberry. It is native to the western United States from the Great Basin to western Texas, as well as northwestern Mexico (Sonora, Chihuahua, Baja California). Symphoricarpos longiflorus grows in rocky desert habitat, sagebrush, chaparral, forests, woodlands, and other habitat. It is most often found in dry habitat types.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type

Flower Color
Flower Color

Flowering Season
Flowering Season

Wildlife Supported


Landscaping Information
Full Sun, Part Shade


Common uses
Common uses
Bird Gardens, Bee Gardens

Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 3.8" - 27.1", Summer Precipitation: 0.31" - 4.40", Coldest Month: 25.2" - 53.9", Hottest Month: 47.6" - 82.4", Humidity: 1.34" - 38.57", Elevation: 1723" - 10031"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Desert Snowberry

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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