Rubus flagellaris Willd.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Rubus flagellaris Willd.

  • Description

    Species Description - Primocanes prostrate or low-arched, normally rooting at least at the tip, never bristly, ± armed with small, stout, curved, somewhat hooked prickles with expanded base; foliage and pubescence various, but lfls of the compound floricane lvs regularly of an ovate type, and sharply acute or acuminate, broadly rounded to the base or even subcordate, widest distinctly below the middle; fls occasionally solitary and terminal, more often 2–5, each pedicel, except possibly that of one of the two terminal fls, subtended by a 3-foliolate lf or by a simple lf with expanded blade, the pedicels elongate and suberect. Often in pockets of soil on ledges and cliffs, as well as in disturbed habitats. Chiefly northern, from e. Can. to Minn., but extending s. to Ga. and Ark. May, June. (R. baileyanus; R. curtipes; R. foliaceus; R. invisus; R. jaysmithii; R. maltei; R. meracus; R. occidualis; R. plexus; R. profusiflorus; R. redundans; R. roribaccus; R. temerarius)

  • Common Names

    northern dewberry