Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Rubus pubescens Raf. image
Photographer: Janice Stiefel           

Botanical Illustration

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Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Janice Stiefel
Family Rosaceae
Rubus pubescens Raf.
dwarf red raspberry
Rubus: Latin name for "bramble" or "blackberry"
pubescens: with soft, downy hair
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial, 6"-20" tall, non-woody forb; main stems creeping along the ground then putting up erect stems with no prickles
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/4"-1/2" wide, sepals facing downward; inflorescence of 1-3 flowers at the top and sometimes with 1 or 2 from the leaf axils; blooms May-July
Fruit:small, dark-red, 1/4"-1/3" thick berry
Leaf:2-5, long-stalked, 3-parted, sharply toothed
Habitat: wet; woods, bogs, cedar swamps
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Cylactis pubescens (Raf.) W.A.Weber
Rubus americanus Britton
Rubus pubescens Raf. var. pilosifolius A.F.Hill
Rubus pubescens Raf. var. pubescens
Rubus saxatilis L. var. canadensis Michx.
Rubus triflorus Richardson

         
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