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Taxon: Symphoricarpos occidentalis Hook.

 
Genus: Symphoricarpos
Family: Caprifoliaceae
Subfamily: Caprifolioideae
Nomen number: 315604
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 1:285. 1833
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Mar-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (6 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • western snowberry  (Source: F GPlains) - English
  • wolfberry  (Source: Intermt F) - English
  • western snowberry   - English (Canada)
  • symphorine de l’Ouest   - French (Canada)
  • westamerikanische Schneebeere  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • Wolfsbeere  (Source: Zander ed17) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Michigan]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Kansas (w.), Minnesota, Missouri (n.), Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Washington (n.), Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Utah (n.e.)]


References:

  1. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  2. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 234.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  4. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  5. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  6. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  7. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  8. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  9. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  10. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
  11. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Symphoricarpos occidentalis Hook. :

  • 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
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Symphoricarpos occidentalis 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?id=315604. Accessed 21 November 2019.