Common Snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus)
Age and Size of Seedlings Being Sold: 1-0; 6-8 inches
Native to the U.S.
COLDEST USDA Cold Hardiness Zone Where Species Typically Survives: 3
Range: Quebec to Alaska, and scattered southward to Western U.S., Midwest, and Eastern U.S.
Typical Mature Height: 3-6 feet
Light Requirement: sun, partial shade, shade
Soils: dry and moist soils
Habitat: forested hillsides and open areas along slopes
Flower Color: white, pink
Fruit: white berries that eventually turn brown
Bloom Time: summer
Wildlife Value: berries are consumed by numerous species of birds and mammals; structure of shrub is used for nesting and cover; larval host for Vashti sphinx moth
Uses: berries should NOT be consumed by humans; planted as an ornamental and for wildlife habitat
Photo by Richard Webb, Bugwood.org
More Information: https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=SYAL