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Snowberry, Chiococca alba, growing in a maritime hammock area of the Indian River Lagoon. Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.


Detail of the fruits of Chiococca alba. Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.

Species Name: Chiococca alba (L.) A.S. Hitchc
Common Name: Snowberry
West Indian milkberry
Snakeroot
Rat root
Timacle
Synonymy: Chiococca racemosa
Lonicera alba
  1. TAXONOMY

    Kingdom Phylum/Division Class: Order: Family: Genus:
    Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Rubiales Rubiaceae Chiococca

    Other Taxonomic Groupings

    Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
    Division: Magnoliophyta
    Subclass: Asteridae

  2. HABITAT AND DISTRIBUTION

    No information is available at this time

  3. LIFE HISTORY AND POPULATION BIOLOGY

    No information is available at this time

  4. PHYSICAL TOLERANCES

    No information is available at this time

  5. COMMUNITY ECOLOGY

    No information is available at this time

  6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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  7. REFERENCES

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Report by: K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station
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Page last updated: Dec 10, 2001

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