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Symphoricarpos occidentalis

Symphoricarpos occidentalis Hook.

 

Western Snowberry, Wolfberry

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderDipsacalesIncludes viburnum, honeysuckle, snowberry, beautybush, twinflower, many others
FamilyCaprifoliaceaeHoneysuckle family
GenusSymphoricarposFrom Greek symphorein, “borne together,” and karpos, “fruit,” for the berry clusters
SpeciesoccidentalisLatin for “western”

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Symphoricarpos occidentalis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 21 May 2012.

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Symphoricarpos occidentalis (Western Snowberry, Wolfberry)

9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 11 × 7" (27 × 18 cm)

Symphoricarpos occidentalis (Western Snowberry, Wolfberry)

9/14/2010 · Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 14 cm)

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