Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1265

Shrub
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Common

Look for it in forests, woodlands, grassy balds, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Compound: floricanes 3 leaflets/ primocanes 5, palmate
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Black
Aggregate of drupelets

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rubus allegheniensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus allegheniensis var. allegheniensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-05-007:
Rubus allegheniensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Allegheny Blackberry