OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rubus cuneifolius   FAMILY Rosaceae


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus cuneifolius   FAMILY Rosaceae

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

 

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 (11/30/12):
Rubus cuneifolius   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rubus cuneifolius   FAMILY Rosaceae

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

 

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2600

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Mountains)

Look for it in woodlands, forests, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

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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