Snowberry - Symphoricarpos albus
A shrub reaching 1 to 3 metres, branches quite erect and arching, slender. Leaves round-oval. Flowers pink, bell shaped, 5 to 6 mm long in small spike like racemes. Fruit is a white pulpy berry, 10 to 15 mm
Hedgerows and embankments, sometimes forming dense thickets by growth of suckers.
June to September.
Locally naturalised throughout Britain.
Frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 264 of the 617 tetrads.
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