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


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image of Rubus hispidus

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_ruhi_001_lvd

        

image of Rubus hispidus

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_ruhi_004_lvd

        

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Jerry Bright    jeb_mg_0598

July    Haywood County?    NC

Pisgah National Forest: Pisgah Ranger District

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JK Marlow    jkm060710_063

July    Tucker County    WV

Monongahela National Forest

image of Rubus hispidus

JK Marlow    jkm140816_771

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

Leaves simply or doubly crenate to serrate, usually lustrous above, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Rubus hispidus

JK Marlow    jkm140816_772

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

Slender stems trailing on ground, terete, with bristles, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.


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image of Rubus hispidus

JK Marlow    jkm140816_796

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

image of Rubus hispidus

JK Marlow    jkm140816_797

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

Leaves coriaceous, some evergreen, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.

image of Rubus hispidus

JK Marlow    jkm150808_628

August    Watauga County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park

image of Rubus hispidus

JK Marlow    jkm150808_630

August    Watauga County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park

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JK Marlow    jkm150808_632

August    Watauga County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park

Aggregate 0.8-1.5cm broad and about as long, juicy, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Rubus hispidus

JK Marlow    jkm150808_635

August    Watauga County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park

image of Rubus hispidus

JK Marlow    jkm150808_636

August    Watauga County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park

Pedicels 2cm or less. Petals about 1cm long, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.