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Red Raspberry Rubus idaeus
Rose Rosaceae family

Leaves are compound and elliptic in shape, commonly 3 leaflets to a leaf. They are toothed and whitened underneath.

Flowers/Fruit: The fruit of raspberries separates easily from a knob on the stem. A hole is left at the base of the fruit and helps to distinguish it from blackberries and dewberries.

Twigs are bristly and arching.

Form/Habitat: Red raspberry is a shrub that grows to 6'. Found in clearings, fields, and thickets. Flowers May-June.

NWI Status: FAC-

Text by Thad Soule for CES301.

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