Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Rubus hispidus L. image
Photographer: Kenneth J. Sytsma           

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Family Rosaceae
Rubus hispidus L.
bristly dewberry, swamp dewberry
Rubus: Latin name for "bramble" or "blackberry"
hispidus: fine-hairy
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Status: Native
Plant: trailing, perennial shrub; first year's canes normally rooting at the tip, small thorns thin and mostly straight
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/2"-3/4" wide; inflorescence of several to many short-stalked flowers in raceme-like cluster; blooms June-Aug.
Fruit:reddish-black, sour berry
Leaf:3 or 5 parted into toothed leaflets; dark green and shiny
Habitat: swamps, acidic woods, bogs
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Rubus hispidus L. var. cupulifer L.H.Bailey
Rubus hispidus L. var. obovalis (Michx.) Fernald
Rubus obovalis Michx.
Rubus obovatus Pers.
Rubus sempervirens Bigelow

         
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