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Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus)
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Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus)

General: Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus) is a large, spreading shrub that has thick, opposite leaves and reddish, tubular flowers that tend to hang downward.

Desert Snowberry is an uncommon component of vegetation communities in dry, well-drained gravelly areas on upper bajadas into the mountains in the Upper Sonoran (Pinyon-Juniper Woodland), Transition (Yellow Pine Forest), and Canadian (Pine-Fir Forest) life zones.

Around Las Vegas, look for Desert Snowberry in higher-elevation desert canyons around Red Rock Canyon NCA and up onto the Spring Mountains and Sheep Range.

Family: Honeysuckle (Caprifoliaceae)

Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus) Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus)
Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus) Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus)
Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus) Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus)
Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus) Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus)
Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus) Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus)
Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus) Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus)
Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus) Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus)
Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus) Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus)
Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus) Desert Snowberry (Symphoricarpos longiflorus)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. Names generally follow the USDA database.
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