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Rubus pubescens var. pubescens

Rubus pubescens Raf. var. pubescens

Dwarf Red Blackberry, Pigeonberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Cylactis pubescens, Rubus triflorus


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-03-14
Research By: TWC Staff

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