OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Rubus cuneifolius   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus cuneifolius   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rubus cuneifolius

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Rubus longii

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Rubus probabilis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-05-006:
Rubus cuneifolius   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rubus cuneifolius

 

COMMON NAME:
Sand Blackberry


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image of Rubus cuneifolius, Sand Blackberry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_rucu_001_lvd

        

image of Rubus cuneifolius, Sand Blackberry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_rucu_003_lvd

        

image of Rubus cuneifolius, Sand Blackberry

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_rubus_cuneifolius3

May    Moore County    NC

Stems erect, angled, downy, usually less than 3'. Leaves often grayish-green, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Rubus cuneifolius   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus cuneifolius   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rubus cuneifolius

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Rubus longii

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Rubus probabilis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-05-006:
Rubus cuneifolius   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rubus cuneifolius

 

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2600

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common (rare in NC Piedmont)

Habitat: woodlands, forests, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems armed with many stout prickles

LEAVES:
Compound: floricanes 3 leaflets/ primocanes 5 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer
Black
Aggregate of drupelets

 

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