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Rubus fraternalis

Rubus fraternalis L.H. Bailey

Northeastern Dewberry

Rosaceae (Rose family)

Synonym(s): Rubus alius, Rubus fraternus

USDA Symbol: RUFR2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.
Fruit: Aggregated drupelets.

Bloom Information

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


USA: CT , MA , ME , NH , VT

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-07-31
Research By: CBR

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