Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1268

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in bogs, moist woodlands and forests, disturbed moist areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Tardily deciduous or somewhat evergreen
Compound: 3 leaflets
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 hispidus   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus hispidus   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-05-013:
Rubus hispidus   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Swamp Dewberry