The native shrub Symphoricarpos albus – Snowberry – birds will eat these berries, but as a last resort. Apparently they don’t taste that great.
Snowberry. Doesn’t the name conjures up images of large, juicy, creamy berries produced after pollinators have spent the summer happily buzzing amongst fluttery, multi-petaled white flowers? Then you add the botanical name, Symphoricarpos albus, and reality sets in. Latin can really be a buzzkill sometimes. For me, the Snowberry is a memory pant — a […]