[Snowberries: The Genus Symphoricarpos in Mt. Adams Country]

Creeping Snowberry, Spreading Snowberry

Symphoricarpos mollis var. hesperius

Synonyms: Symphoricarpos hesperius, Symphoricarpos mollis ssp. hesperius

Creeping Snowberry, Spreading Snowberry: Symphoricarpos mollis var. hesperius (Synonyms: Symphoricarpos hesperius, Symphoricarpos mollis ssp. hesperius)

The photo above shows a close-up of the terminal inflorescence and paired leaves of creeping snowberry as seen at SnowKing SnoPark on the southern flanks of Mt. Adams.........July 1, 2005. Note the bell-shaped flowers.

Creeping Snowberry, Spreading Snowberry: Symphoricarpos mollis var. hesperius (Synonyms: Symphoricarpos hesperius, Symphoricarpos mollis ssp. hesperius)

The photo above shows the white fruits of creeping snowberry as seen at SnowKing SnoPark..........August 25, 2005. These fruits are poisonous and are not for human consumption.

Creeping Snowberry, Spreading Snowberry: Symphoricarpos mollis var. hesperius (Synonyms: Symphoricarpos hesperius, Symphoricarpos mollis ssp. hesperius)

The photo above shows a close-up of the terminal inflorescence and paired leaves of creeping snowberry as seen at SnowKing SnoPark on the southern flanks of Mt. Adams..........July 1, 2005.

Creeping Snowberry, Spreading Snowberry: Symphoricarpos mollis var. hesperius (Synonyms: Symphoricarpos hesperius, Symphoricarpos mollis ssp. hesperius) - Creeping Snowberry, Spreading Snowberry: Symphoricarpos mollis var. hesperius (Synonyms: Symphoricarpos hesperius, Symphoricarpos mollis ssp. hesperius)

The photo at left shows a close-up of the terminal inflorescence and paired leaves of creeping snowberry as seen at SnowKing SnoPark on the southern flanks of Mt. Adams..........July 1, 2005. The photo at right shows the waxy white fruits and leaves of creeping snowberry as seen along the Willard Springs Trail, Conboy Lake NWR.......August 26, 2018.

Creeping Snowberry, Spreading Snowberry: Symphoricarpos mollis var. hesperius (Synonyms: Symphoricarpos hesperius, Symphoricarpos mollis ssp. hesperius)

The photo above shows the white fruits of creeping snowberry as seen at SnowKing SnoPark.........August 25, 2005.

Paul Slichter