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Taxon: Symphoricarpos albus (L.) S. F. Blake

 
Genus: Symphoricarpos
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Subfamily: Caprifolioideae
Nomen number: 36006
Place of publication: Rhodora 16:118. 1914
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 26 (20 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • common snowberry  (Source: NRCS Cons Pl Mat) - English
  • snowberry  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • waxberry  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • thin-leaved snowberry   - English (Canada)
  • symphorine blanche  (Source: Zander ed17) - French
  • symphorine blanche   - French (Canada)
  • gewöhnliche Schneebeere  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • Knallerbsenstrauch  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (for mine reclamation fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2002) ornamental; revegetator (for mine reclamation fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2002) wildlife habitat (for mine reclamation fide NRCS Cons Pl Mat 2002)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Ontario]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio (n.), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  2. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 234.
  3. Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa. 1994. The vascular plants of Iowa
  4. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999-. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  7. Hara, H. 1983. A revision of Caprifoliaceae of Japan with reference to allied plants in other districts and the Adoxaceae. Ginkgoana 5:101.
  8. Harrington, H. 1954. Manual of the plants of Colorado.
  9. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  10. Jones, G. N. 1940. A monograph of the genus Symphoricarpos. J. Arnold Arbor. 21:214-218.
  11. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  12. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  16. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  17. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  18. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  19. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  20. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  21. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  22. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  23. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  24. Welsh, S. L. & G. Moore. 1973. Utah plants

Check other web resources for Symphoricarpos albus (L.) S. F. Blake :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Symphoricarpos albus cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?36006. Accessed 17 October 2019.