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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
Name verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • common snowberry   (Source: Krussmann ) – English   [Symphoricarpos albus var. albus]
  • common snowberry   (Source: NRCS Cons Pl Mat ) – English
  • snowberry   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • snowberry   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English   [Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus]
  • waxberry   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • symphorine blanche   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – French
  • symphorine blanche   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – French   [Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus]
  • gewöhnliche Schneebeere   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • gewöhnliche Schneebeere   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German   [Symphoricarpos albus var. albus]
  • Knallerbsenstrauch   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • Knallerbsenstrauch   (Source: Zander ed17 ) – German   [Symphoricarpos albus var. albus]

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario, Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    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

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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


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 Database 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.

Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?36006 (24 April 2014)

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