Dewberry | Bulls Island Natural Area (S.C.)

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Description

Rubus flagellaris

  • • Member of Rose Family
  • • Low growing Blackberry
  • • Trailing woody stems with erect branches
  • • Three-part, serrated leaves
  • • Flower 2 cm wide(0.75 inches)
  • • Flowers June to September
  • • Some species have bristles
  • • Important food for birds and mammals
  • • Habitats include moist thickets, open woods and clearings

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