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Rubus ursinus ssp. macropetalus

Rubus ursinus Cham. & Schltdl. ssp. macropetalus (Douglas ex Hook.) Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde

California Blackberry

Rosaceae (Rose family)

Synonym(s): Rubus macropetalus, Rubus ursinus var. macropetalus


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.
Fruit: Aggregated drupelets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: CA , ID , MT , OR , WA
Canada: BC

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


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

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