Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1269

Shrub
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in high elevation forests and thickets, adelgid-killed sruce-fir forests, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems armed, densely beset w slender-based prickles & bristles, glandular-hispid

LEAVES:
Compound: floricanes 3 leaflets/ primocanes 5 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
White/Pale pink
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens
Inflorescence corymbiform, few-flowered

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pinkish-purple
Aggregate of drupelets

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Rubus idaeus var. strigosus   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Guide to the Vascular Plants of the Blue Ridge (Wofford, 1989)
Rubus idaeus ssp. sachalinensis

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-05-003:
Rubus idaeus var. canadensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Rubus strigosus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Rubus carolinianus

 

COMMON NAME:
Red Raspberry, American Red Raspberry


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image of Rubus idaeus var. strigosus, Red Raspberry, American Red Raspberry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_rust_001_lvd