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Rubus plicatifolius

Rubus plicatifolius Blanch.

Plaitleaf Dewberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Rubus armatus, Rubus botruosus, Rubus bretonis, Rubus brevipedalis, Rubus coloniatus, Rubus exutus, Rubus obsessus var. unilaris, Rubus pauper, Rubus polulus, Rubus prior, Rubus problematicus, Rubus pronus, Rubus recurvicaulis var. armatus, Rubus rhodinsulanus, Rubus rosendahlii, Rubus semierectus, Rubus usus, Rubus varus, Rubus victorinii


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink


USA: CT , DE , IA , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , VT , WI , WV
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.

Additional resources

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


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

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