Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1272

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: east Asia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it on roadsides, in thickets, per Weakley's Flora

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INVASIVE

This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Georgia Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2006
Kentucky Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2013
SC Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2014
Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2009
US Forest Service Southern Research Station
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, 2014

 

LEAVES:
Pinnately compound: 3(5) leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rose-purplish
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Red
Aggregate of drupelets

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus phoenicolasius   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-05-002:
Rubus phoenicolasius   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Wineberry