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Rubus multiformis

Rubus multiformis Blanch.

Variable Blackberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Rubus peracer

USDA Symbol: RUMU3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: ME , MI , NY , VT , WI
Canada: NB , NS

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.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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


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

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