Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2603

Shrub
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in forests, woodlands, grassy balds, esp common at high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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

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

FRUIT:
Summer
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 canadensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus canadensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-05-010:
Rubus canadensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Thornless Blackberry, Smooth Blackberry