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Rubus argutus (Sawtooth blackberry)
Cliffe, Harry

Rubus argutus

Sawtooth blackberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

USDA Symbol: RUAR2

USDA Native Status:


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: AL , AR , CT , DE , FL , GA , HI , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , WV

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
Provides Nesting Materials/Structure for Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Rubus argutus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Rubus argutus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Rubus argutus


Record Modified: 2010-04-19
Research By: TWC Staff

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