Taxon: Rubus canadensis L.

 
Genus: Rubus
  Subgenus: Rubus
    Section: Canadenses
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Rosoideae
      Tribe: Rubeae
Nomen number: 32281
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:494. 1753
Name Verified on: 01-Apr-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR)
Accessions: 15 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: crop quality for blackberry (fide http://www.uga.edu/fruit/rubus.html,)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of blackberry (based on successful crosses with blackberry fide Breeders Rubus)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Pennsylvania, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia

References:

  • Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. 1993-1997 (Atlas Tenn)
  • Davis, H. A. et al. 1969. Contributions toward the revision of the Eubati of eastern North America. IV (Castanea) 34:164.
  • Edees, E. S. & A. Newton Brambles of the British Isles. 1988 (Bramb Brit)
  • Finn, C. et al. 2001. Breeders experiences with Rubus species (Breeders Rubus)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  • Grellin, J. K. & J. Philpott A reference guide to medicinal plants. 1990 (RefGuide MedPl)
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. 1999 (F NE US)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. 1964 (F Carolin)
  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • University of Georgia 2010. Blackberries and raspberries (Rubus spp.)
  • Voss, E. Michigan flora. 1972- (F Mich)

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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image