Snowberry – Symphoricarpos spp. or S. alba Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Shop our Growers Choice Subscription! Shop Now Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Snowberry Botanical Name: Symphoricarpos spp. or S. alba, sim-for-i-KAR-pos Decorative Life: Weeks. Availability: Fall Family Roots: Member of the Caprifoliaceae (honeysuckle family). Native to North America. Family members include Abelia, Sambucus, Viburnum and Weigela. Personality: Used mainly for the clusters of white berries along bare, woody stems. Stems cut to various lengths. Plant is a deciduous shrub, classed as a dicotyledon, leaves not parallel veined. Storage Specifics: Most likely 32-34F. Tidbits: From the Greek “symphorein” (bear together) and “karpos” (a fruit), referring to the clustered fruit. Grown mostly for its white berries.