Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake


Dense shrub about 1 m tall. Leaves to 5 cm long, 3 cm wide, oval, often lobed on fresh shoots. Flower clusters 3-4 cm long; summer. Flowers pink, bell-shaped, stamens slightly protruding. Fruit about 1 cm wide, pure white.

N America

var. laevigatus (Fern.) Blake. Leaves larger, to 7 cm or so long and these, like the branchlets, hairless. Fruits larger and more numerous than in the type. [S. rivularis Suksd.]

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Caprifoliaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Dipsacales
family       Caprifoliaceae
genus        Symphoricarpos Duhamel