Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1269

Shrub
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare in NC

Look for it in high elevation forests and thickets, adelgid-killed sruce-fir forests, per Weakley's Flora

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

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pinkish-purple
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 idaeus var. strigosus   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus idaeus ssp. strigosus   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-05-003:
Rubus idaeus var. canadensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Rubus strigosus

 

COMMON NAME:
Red Raspberry