Contact Us Host an Event Volunteer Join

Plant Database

Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.

Enter a Plant Name:
Or choose a plant family:

Rubus elegantulus

Rubus elegantulus Blanch.

Showy Blackberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Rubus adirondackensis, Rubus amabilis, Rubus amicalis, Rubus canadensis var. elegantulus, Rubus proprius

USDA Symbol: RUEL2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


From the Image Gallery

No images of this plant

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: CT , MA , ME , NH , NJ , NY , PA , VT , WI
Canada: NB , NS , PE

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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

Go back