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Rubus severus

Rubus severus Brainerd

Harsh Dewberry

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Rubus jacens var. specialis, Rubus mainensis, Rubus rixosus

USDA Symbol: RUSE4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


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


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

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