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 argutus   FAMILY Rosaceae   Go to FSUS key


(?) INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus argutus   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Rubus argutus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Rubus arvensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-05-009:
Rubus argutus   FAMILY Rosaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Sawtooth Blackberry


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image of Rubus argutus, Sawtooth Blackberry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_ruar2_001_lvd

        

image of Rubus argutus, Sawtooth Blackberry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_ruar2_004_lvd

        

 

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

(?) INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus argutus   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Rubus argutus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Rubus arvensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-05-009:
Rubus argutus   FAMILY Rosaceae

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4515

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common

Habitat: Thickets, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems armed with many strong prickles

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

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

FRUIT:
Summer
Black
Aggregate of drupelets

 

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