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Rubus philadelphicus

Rubus philadelphicus Blanch.

Philadelphia Blackberry

Rosaceae (Rose family)


USDA Symbol: RUPH2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

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


USA: CT , DC , DE , KY , MD , MI , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , VA , VT , WI , WV

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


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

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