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|Family: Caprifoliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Symphoricarpos||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Symphoricarpos mollis Nutt.
Habit: Plant sprawling, 1.5--6 dm, +- glabrous to soft-hairy. Stem: branches often rooting; root-crowns, old nodes often becoming swollen. Leaf: blade 0.5--3 cm. Inflorescence: flowers 2--8. Flower: calyx limb spreading, divided 1/2; corolla +- 4 mm, bell-shaped, pink, often red outside, lobes +- erect, 1/2 corolla, hairy inside; nectary glands 5, 1 below each corolla lobe. Fruit: +- 8 mm, round. Seed: 2--4 mm.
Ecology: Ridges, slopes, open places in woodland; Elevation: 9--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, SN, CW, SW, MP; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Idaho, New Mexico. Flowering Time: Apr--May
Synonyms: Symphoricarpos acutus (A. Gray) Dieck; Symphoricarpos hesperius G.N. Jones
eFlora Treatment Author: Charles D. Bell & Lauramay T. Dempster
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Previous taxon: Symphoricarpos longiflorus
Next taxon: Symphoricarpos rotundifolius
Citation for this treatment: Charles D. Bell & Lauramay T. Dempster 2016. Symphoricarpos mollis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=45924, accessed on July 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 26, 2016.