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Rubus deliciosus (Delicious raspberry)
Smith, R.W.

Rubus deliciosus

Rubus deliciosus Torr.

Delicious Raspberry, Rocky Mountain Raspberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Oreobatus deliciosus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The Rocky Mountain Raspberry is a member of the rose family (family Rosaceae) which includes about 2000 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs worldwide; approximately 77 native and 9 naturalized tree species and many species of shrubs and herbs in North America; including service-berries (Amelanchier), hawthorns (Crataegus), apples (Malus), plums and cherries (Prunus), and mountain-ashes (Sorbus).


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Vine

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: CO , NM , OK , WY

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
Special Value to Honey 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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View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-05-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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