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Long-Flowered Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus)

Natural History

Long-Flowered Snowberry is a member of the Honeysuckle Family. It grows to 3.5 feet in height and has pale green, lance shaped or oval leaves that grow to 0.5 inches in length. The plant grows on rocky desert hillsides, canyons
and in pinyon-juniper woodlands
at elevations between 4000 - 8000 feet.

The fruit of the Long-Flowered Snowberry  is eaten by birds and small mammals.

Long-Flowered Snowberry blooms between April - August and produces fragrant, pale purplish-pink flowers to 0.5 inches in length with 5 spreading petals. Flowers are followed by a white pea-sized berry.

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