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Morus rubra var. tomentosa

Morus rubra L. var. tomentosa (Raf.) Bureau

Red Mulberry, Moral, Lampasas Mulberry

Moraceae (Mulberry Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Fruit Type: Achene , Aggregate
Size Notes: Up to about 65 feet tall.
Leaf: Upper surface glossy, whitish-tomentose below.
Fruit: Syncarps, ripen to black or deep purple, exceptionally large.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


Native Habitat: Moist forests and thickets.


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Morus rubra var. tomentosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Morus rubra var. tomentosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Morus rubra var. tomentosa


Record Modified: 2021-08-02
Research By: CBR

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