OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Rubus hispidus   FAMILY Rosaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus hispidus   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rubus hispidus

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-05-013:
Rubus hispidus   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rubus hispidus

 

COMMON NAME:
Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry


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image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_ruhi_001_lvd

        

image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_ruhi_004_lvd

        

image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

Jerry Bright    jeb_mg_0598

July    Haywood County?    NC

Pisgah National Forest: Pisgah Ranger District

image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm060710_063

July    Tucker County    WV

Monongahela National Forest

image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm190726_0234

July    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm140816_771

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

Leaves simply or doubly crenate to serrate, usually lustrous above, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm140816_772

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

Slender stems trailing on ground, terete, with bristles, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.


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image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm140816_796

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm140816_797

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

Leaves coriaceous, some evergreen, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.

image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm150808_628

August    Watauga County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park

image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm150808_630

August    Watauga County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park

image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm150808_632

August    Watauga County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park

Aggregate 0.8-1.5cm broad and about as long, juicy, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm150808_635

August    Watauga County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park

image of Rubus hispidus, Swamp Dewberry, Bristly Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm150808_636

August    Watauga County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park

Pedicels 2cm or less. Petals about 1cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Rubus hispidus   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus hispidus   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rubus hispidus

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-05-013:
Rubus hispidus   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rubus hispidus

 

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1268

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in NC Coastal Plain, uncommon to rare elesewhere in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: bogs, moist woodlands and forests, disturbed moist areas, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems with nonglandular bristles and slender weak barely curved prickles

LEAVES:
Tardily deciduous or somewhat evergreen
Compound: 3 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Black
Aggregate of drupelets

 

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