Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1271

Shrub
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it on moist roadsides, thickets & forests, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Magenta
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
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 odoratus   FAMILY Rosaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-05-001:
Rubus odoratus   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Purple-flowering Raspberry, Thimbleberry