Symphoricarpos rotundifolius A. Gray  
Family: Caprifoliaceae
roundleaf snowberry,  more...
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Plant: shrub, 6-12 dm, stiff, puberulent; stem: slender, old bark shredding Leaves: simple, opposite, deciduous, short-petioled; blade 8-20 mm, elliptic to round, paler and more prominently veined below INFLORESCENCE: flowers 1-2 in axils; flower subtended by 2 fused bractlets Flowers: ± radial; hypanthium ± spheric; calyx with 5-toothed, persistent limb; calyx limb flaring, lobes deep, irregular, margin generally transparent; corolla 6-10 mm, narrowly bell-shaped, pink or white, middle 1/3 of tube lightly hairy, upper 1/3 glabrous, lobes ± erect, ± 1/5-1/3 corolla length; nectaries below all 5 lobes; style glabrous Fruit: berry-like, generally white, 8-12 mm, ovoid; Seeds 4-6 mm, 2 (1 per lateral ovary chamber), ± oblong, planoconvex Misc: Slopes, ridges, open places in forest; 1100-3300 m.
Springer et al 2008, Heil et al. 2013, Allred and Ivey 2012
Common Name: roundleaf snowberry Duration: Perennial Nativity: Native Lifeform: Shrub General: Deciduous shrub, up to 1 m tall; stems erect to straggling. Leaves: Opposite along the twigs, on short petioles 1-3 mm long; blades somewhat circular to broadly ovate, 1-3 cm long, the surfaces softly pubescent, paler below, margins entire or nearly so. Flowers: Pink or white, paired or in small clusters in the leaf axils; calyx up to 1 mm long, with 5 triangular lobes; corolla pink or white, funnel-shaped, 8-10 mm long, 5-lobed, the lobes much shorter than the tube, pubescent on the inner surface. Fruits: White drupe (single seeded cherry-like fruit), ovate or ellipsoid, 1 cm long. Ecology: Found on dry, rocky slopes from 4,000-10,000 ft (1219-3048 m); flowers May-August. Distribution: Western N. Amer from CAN to n MEX. Ethnobotany: Ramah Navajo used the leaves as a ceremonial emetic. Etymology: Symphoricarpos is from the Greek symphorein, to bear together, and karpos, fruits, referring to the clusters of white berries; rotundifolius means round-leaved. Editor: AHazelton 2017
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