Family: Caprifoliaceae, honeysuckle family
Genus, species: Symphoricarpos orbiculatus
Leaves are oval or round, 1 to 2 inches long. Edges of leaves are smooth or have rounded teeth or scallops.
Flowers are small, greenish-white to pink, in small clusters at the ends of stems.
Fruit is a soft berry, coral-pink or red. Coralberry is the only member of this genus that produces pink or red fruits. Fruits ripen during late summer and fall.
Fruit contains two seeds. Seeds are convex on one side and flat on the other side.
Coralberry has extensive underground rhizomes.
The genus name, Symphoricarpos, is from the Greek for "clustered fruits." The species name orbiculatus is from the Latin for "disc-shaped" or "circular."