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Blackberry Rubus allegheniensis
Rose Rosaceae family

Recognition: An upright or arching shrub; stems are ridged and armed with stout prickles.

Leaves: 3-8" and velvety to the touch. Leaves are palmately compound with 3-7, but mostly 5, leaflets. Leaflets are wooly or velvety beneath.

Flowers: are showy and white, with 5 petals, about 1" wide.



Fruit:is juicy, black, sweet, and noticeably full of tiny seeds. It is more elongated than round. July-September.

Habitat: Blackberry grows in thickets along stone walls (often) and is an early successional plant that colonizes clearings.

NWI Status: FACU


Text by Morgan Jenkins for CES301.

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