Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2598

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Mountains)

Look for it on roadsides, in old fields, thickets, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Tardily deciduous or somewhat evergreen
Compound: floricanes 3 leaflets/ primocanes 5, palmate
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White (rarely tinted pink)
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Spring
Black
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 trivialis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus trivialis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-05-014:
Rubus trivialis   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Dewberry, Coastal Plain Dewberry