Rubus hispidus
bristly dewberry

Rubus hispidus

Rubus hispidus
Rubus hispidus
Photo Courtesy Renee Brecht
Britton & Brown
Botanical name: Rubus hispidus
Common name: bristly dewberry
Group: dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Growth type: forb/herb
Duration: perennial
Origin: native
Plant height: .2 to 1 meter
Foliage: trailing stems covered with hispid bristles; 3 parted leaflet (occ. 5 parted) dark greeen, shiny
Flower: 5 petalled white flowers in racemes, 1/2 - 3/4"
Flowering time: June-August
Habitat: swamps, acidic woods, bogs
Range in New Jersey: statewide
Heritage ranking, if any: n/a