Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2014

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in bog margins & mountain swamp forests, often along spring seeps, mostly in dense shade beneath Rhododendron maximum, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Wet

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals in sterile flowers/ petals absent in fertile flowers
20 stamens (approximately)
Flowers solitary in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Drupe

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dalibarda repens   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-06-001:
Dalibarda repens   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Rubus repens

 

COMMON NAME:
Robin-runaway, Star-violet, Dewdrop


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image of Rubus dalibarda

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_dare_001_lvd

        

image of Rubus dalibarda

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdrepens_dalbog1

June        

Sterile flowers w white petals, many long white stamen (fertile lack petals), per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Rubus dalibarda

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdrepens_dalbog2

June        

image of Rubus dalibarda

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdrepens_dalbog3

June        

Leaves cordate-based, almost circular, with scalloped margins, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Rubus dalibarda

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdrepens_dalbog4

June        

Our only herbaceous member of the Rose family with simple unlobed leaves, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Rubus dalibarda

JK Marlow    jkm0508b_25

July    Transylvania County    NC

Pisgah National Forest: Pisgah Ranger District