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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.
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Common (rare in Mountains)
IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems armed with many stout prickles
Compound: floricanes 3 leaflets/ primocanes 5 leaflets
Aggregate of drupelets
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses p286
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC p394
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast p067
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p309
- Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region p315