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Rubus pergratus

Rubus pergratus Blanch.

Upland Blackberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Rubus amnicola, Rubus avipes, Rubus bractealis, Rubus orarius, Rubus pergratus var. terrae-novae

USDA Symbol: RUPE6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: CT , IA , IL , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NS

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade

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

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


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

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