Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Rubus flagellaris Willd. image
Photographer: Matthew L. Wagner           

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Rosaceae
Rubus flagellaris Willd.
common dewberry, northern dewberry
Rubus: Latin name for "bramble" or "blackberry"
flagellaris: whiplike
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Status: Native
Plant: trailing, perennial shrub, low growing with stems to 8' long; first year's canes normally rooting at the tip, small thorns stout, curved to somewhat hooked, and with a wide base
Flower: white, 5-parted, 3/4" wide; inflorescence with 1 to 5 terminal, stalked flowers often with small leaflets below; blooms May-June
Fruit:black, 1/2" long berry
Leaf:3-parted into toothed leaflets
Habitat: dry; woods, forests, bogs; in rocky, sandy soil

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All Rubus list Ethnobotany Information Google- Images or Text
Rubus alacer L.H.Bailey
Rubus dissitiflorus Fernald
Rubus exemptus L.H.Bailey
Rubus felix L.H.Bailey
Rubus frustratus L.H.Bailey
Rubus geophilus Blanch.
Rubus jaysmithii L.H.Bailey var. angustior L.H.Bailey
Rubus longipes Fernald
Rubus neonefrens L.H.Bailey
Rubus occultus L.H.Bailey
Rubus subuniflorus Rydb.
Rubus tetricus L.H.Bailey
Rubus tracyi L.H.Bailey
Rubus urbanianus L.H.Bailey

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