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Rubus frondosus

Rubus frondosus Bigelow

Yankee Blackberry

Rosaceae (Rose family)

Synonym(s): Rubus brainerdii, Rubus cardianus, Rubus difformis, Rubus eriensis, Rubus heterogeneous, Rubus nescius, Rubus pauxillus, Rubus pensilvanicus var. frondosus, Rubus pratensis, Rubus sativus, Rubus uniquus, Rubus wahlii

USDA Symbol: RUFR4

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.
Fruit: Aggregated drupelets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul


USA: AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON

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


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

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