Rubus chamaemorus L.
Cloudberry, Baked apple berry, Bakeapple
Rosaceae (Rose Family)
USDA Symbol: ruch
Rubus chamaemorus is a dwarf Rubus only 12 inches (30 cm) tall, with a solitary white flower and an amber-colored berry. It is found across northern Eurasia and northern North America, south to Minnesota and New York.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Green , Brown
DistributionUSA: AK , ME , MN , NH , NY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC , SK
Native Habitat: Bog/Fen,Tundra
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
CaCO3 Tolerance: None
BenefitUse Wildlife: Birds, Butterflies
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial 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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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Rubus chamaemorus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Rubus chamaemorus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Rubus chamaemorus
MetadataRecord Modified: 2011-01-06
Research By: TWC Staff