Rubus pubescens (Dewberry) - photos and description





General: Perennial with a slender, erect growth habit, plants with slender runners. Stems pubescent.

Flowers: Flowers white, terminal, grow singly or in pairs, flower measured at 1 cm diameter.

Leaves: Leaves are alternate, pinnate with three leaflets, obovate, serrate, leaflet with petiole measured at 5 cm long by 3 cm wide. Leaf top and bottoms pubescent.

Height: Stems listed in Flora of Alberta to 1 m long, we measured plants to 17 cm tall.

Habitat: Rich, moist woods.

Abundance: Common.

Origin: Native.

When and where photographed: Took the above photos June 15th along a trail in wet mixed woods, boreal forest, north west of Hudson Bay, about 450 km northeast of our home in Regina, SK.