A 3-4' deciduous sub-shrub, with small pink flowers. We've seen this plant N. of Bishop next to Pinus jeffreyi, Purshia tridentata and glandulosa, Eriogonum umbellatum var. chlorothamnus and Penstemon Bridgesii. It grows in full sun in fairly dry sites in granite-based soils.
Foliage of Symphoricarpos rotundifolius is deciduous.
Flower of Symphoricarpos rotundifolius has color pink.
Communities for Symphoricarpos rotundifolius:Lodgepole Forest, Sub-Alpine Forest and Yellow Pine Forest.