Symphoricarpos mollis
Common name: 
Creeping Snowberry
Spreading Snowberry
Pronunciation: 
sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos MOL-is
Family: 
Caprifoliaceae
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
Yes
  • Deciduous shrub, prostrate or low growing, not much more than 18 inches (45 cm) high, may root where nodes touch the soil; otherwise similar to S. alba.  
  • Sun to part shade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5      Native range from British Columbia to southern California, including the Coast Range, and from Washington east to northern Idaho.
  • mollis: soft
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