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Rubus odoratus var. odoratus

Rubus odoratus L. var. odoratus

Purple Flowering Raspberry, Purpleflowering Raspberry

Rosaceae (Rose family)

Synonym(s): Rubacer odoratus


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.
Fruit: Aggregated drupelets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul


USA: AL , CT , DC , DE , GA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , TN , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , ON , QC

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


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

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