Taxon: Rubus flagellaris Willd.

Genus: Rubus
  Subgenus: Rubus
    Section: Flagellares
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Rosoideae
      Tribe: Rubeae
Nomen number: 104958
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 1:549. 1809
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • American dewberry  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • northern dewberry  (Source: Cornucopia) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Cornucopia)
  • Weed: (fide F NZeal)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Ontario, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Iowa, - Minnesota, - Oklahoma, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - New Hampshire, - New York, - Pennsylvania, - Vermont
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maryland, - North Carolina, - South Carolina

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere


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