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Rubus leucodermis Douglas ex Torr. & A. Gray
Whitebark Raspberry, Black Raspberry
Rosaceae (Rose Family)
USDA Symbol: RULE
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)
Black Raspberry (R. leucodermis) has recurved thorns, small white flowers whose sepals are longer than the petals, compound leaves, and black fruits.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AK , AZ , CA , ID , MT , NM , NV , OR , UT , WA
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitUse Wildlife: Birds, Butterflies
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial 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.
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National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Rubus leucodermis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Rubus leucodermis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Rubus leucodermis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2010-05-01
Research By: TWC Staff