(new stock expected: fall of 2022)
Common Snowberry is a small deciduous shrub with characteristic white to pink flowers and clusters of white fruit.
Like the Common Snowberry, the Western Snowberry is a small shrub with pink flowers useful for feeding livestock and preventing erosion. Unlike the common species, however, the Western Snowberry is much more suited to wet conditions, capable of persevering through poor soil drainage and occasional flooding.
COMMON SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS
WESTERN SNOWBERRY QUICK FACTS
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Berries: white waxy berry-like drupes
Berries: small, dense clusters which often last through winter. poisonous to humans
Flowers: pink to white flowers in spring
Flowers: pinkish white in small clusters, blooms june-august
Pollution tolerance: medium
Other Names: common snowberry
Other Names: buckbrush, wolfberry
Tags: All Items, Flowering, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, SPECIALS, Waterside and Riparian Zone Plants, Wildlife Attracting