OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Rubus flagellaris   FAMILY Rosaceae   Go to FSUS key



INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus flagellaris   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Rubus apogaeus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Rubus arenicola

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Rubus baileyanus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Rubus boyntonii

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 9 (2014)

Rubus flagellaris

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus baileyanus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus boyntonii

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus clarus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus depavitus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus flagellaris

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus grimesii

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus iniens

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus invisus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus jaysmithii

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus nefrens

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus obvius

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus particularis

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus pernagaeus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus plexus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus scambens

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus sewardianus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus temerarius

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Rubus whartoniae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-05-012:

Rubus flagellaris   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Rubus baileyanus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Rubus flagellaris

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Rubus invisus

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry


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image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_rufl_002_lvd

        

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm060410_014

April    Greenville County    SC

Field

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm120407_689

April    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm120407_707

April    Spartanburg County    SC

Floricane leaflets with margins irregular (often serrate and lobed), per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses (Miller & Miller, 2005).

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm140420_461

April    Greenville County    SC

Chandler Heritage Preserve

Usually 2 or more flowers on a branch, per Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast (Foote & Jones, 1989).

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm140420_464

April    Greenville County    SC

Chandler Heritage Preserve

Inflorescence a flat-topped or elongate cyme, or flowers solitary, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm170429_409

April    Greenville County    SC

The 5 petals white, obovate, 1.5-2.5cm long, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region (Sorrie, 2011).

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm170429_411

April    Greenville County    SC

Stems armed with stout-based and usually recurved prickles (bristles lacking), per Weakley's Flora.


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image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm170429_413

April    Greenville County    SC

Pedicels pubescent, often stipitate-glandular. Sepals densely pubescent, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm200411_3763

April    Greenville County    SC

Tall Pines Wildlife Management Area

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm210426_9832

April    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm220412_6700

April    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm200625_6173

June    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm090716_056

July    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

Thorns usually short, broad-based, and curved, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm090716_086

July    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

Leaflets ovate to lance-elliptic, serrate or doubly serrate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968).

image of Rubus flagellaris, Common Dewberry, Northern Dewberry

JK Marlow    jkm151008_021

October    Greenville County    SC

 

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Rubus flagellaris   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus flagellaris   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Rubus apogaeus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Rubus arenicola

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Rubus baileyanus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Rubus boyntonii

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 9
Rubus flagellaris

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus baileyanus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus boyntonii

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus clarus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus depavitus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus flagellaris

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus grimesii

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus iniens

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus invisus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus jaysmithii

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus nefrens

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus obvius

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus particularis

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus pernagaeus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus plexus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus scambens

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus sewardianus

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus temerarius

INCLUDING Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Rubus whartoniae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-05-012:
Rubus flagellaris   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rubus baileyanus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rubus flagellaris

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rubus invisus

 

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1267

Shrub
Perennial

Habitat: Old fields, woodlands, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems armed with stout curved prickles and no bristles

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

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens
Bisexual

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Black
Aggregate of drupelets

 

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