Carolinas and Georgia

1272

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 (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-05-002:
Rubus phoenicolasius   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Wineberry


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Look for it on roadsides, in thickets, per Weakley's Flora

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: east Asia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common


INVASIVE

This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems armed, densely pubescent w red glandular hairs 3-5mm long, some prickles

LEAVES:
Odd-pinnately compound: 3(5) leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Rose-purplish
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens
Inflorescence paniculiform, many-flowered

FRUIT:
Summer
Red
Aggregate of drupelets

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Rubus phoenicolasius   FAMILY Rosaceae

Wineberry