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Rubus aboriginum

Rubus aboriginum Rydb.

Garden Dewberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Rubus almus, Rubus austrinus, Rubus bollianus, Rubus clair-brownii, Rubus decor, Rubus flagellaris var. almus, Rubus foliaceus, Rubus ignarus, Rubus ricei


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Vine
Fruit Type: Aggregate , Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.
Fruit: Aggregated drupelets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


USA: AL , AR , CA , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , OH , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-10-31
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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