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

 

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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


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JK Marlow    jkm0503a_32

March    Polk County    NC

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JK Marlow    jkm0404h_10

April    Polk County    NC

Pearson's Falls

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JK Marlow    jkm120506_366

May    Rabun County    GA

Chattahoochee National Forest

Flower petals are white and shorter than the sepals, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_r_phoenicolasius_4

May        

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JK Marlow    jkm0506b_24

June    Rutherford County    NC

Chimney Rock Park

Sepals, covered w red-tipped glandular trichomes, enclose fruit until maturity, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm0506e_02

June    Rutherford County    NC

Chimney Rock Park

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JK Marlow    jkm0506e_0405

June    Rutherford County    NC

Chimney Rock Park

Twigs and stems bristle with red, glandular hairs, with some prickles, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.

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Ron Lance    rwl1272_a

June        

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JK Marlow    jkm0407c_37

July    Polk County    NC

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JK Marlow    jkm060711_003

July    Fayette County    WV

Creekside/Riverside

Lateral leaflets sessile or petiolules to 2mm. Leaves white tomentose beneath, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE leaves that are trifoliolate and pinnately compound

image of Rubus phoenicolasius

JK Marlow    jkm060711_005

July    Fayette County    WV

Creekside/Riverside

Fruit red, with five elongated, glandular, yellowish sepals, per Woody Plants of the Blue Ridge.

image of Rubus phoenicolasius

JK Marlow    jkm060711_018

July    Fayette County    WV

Creekside/Riverside

Leaves white tomentose beneath, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.