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Sawtooth Blackberry, Southern Blackberry, Highbush Blackberry - Rubus argutus


Family: Rosaceae - Rose family Genus Common Name: Blackberry Native Status: NativeDicot Perennial Subshrub
Rubus argutus - Sawtooth Blackberry, Southern Blackberry, Highbush Blackberry . The Rubus genus covers blackberries, dewberries, and raspberries. There are 273 species in the North America, according to the USDA Plants Database. Most of these species are not widely distributed or common where they are found. Rubus argutus is one of the more widely distributed species, and is the most commonly found blackberry in the southeastern United States.

Found in:
AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MO, MS, NC, NJ, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

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Rubus argutus

Distribution of Rubus argutus in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 29 Apr 2017). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: Grundy County, TN Date: 2008-May-26Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Rubus is a genus of the Rose Family and has the typical 5-petaled flower with many stamens.
Rubus argutus

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