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Rubus laciniatus (Cutleaf Evergreen Blackberry)

Wikipedia Abstract

Rubus laciniatus, the Cutleaf Evergreen Blackberry or Evergreen Blackberry, is a species of Rubus native to northern and central Europe. It is an introduced species in Australia and North America. It has become a weed and invasive species in forested habitats in the United States and Canada, particularly in the Northeast and along the Pacific Coast.
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Bloom Period [1]  Early Summer
Drought Tolerance [1]  Low
Edible [2]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Fire Tolerance [1]  High
Flower Type [2]  Hermaphrodite
Frost Free Days [1]  5 months
Fruit/Seed Abundance [1]  High
Fruit/Seed Begin [1]  Summer
Fruit/Seed End [1]  Fall
Growth Form [1]  Thicket Forming
Growth Period [1]  Spring, Summer
Growth Rate [1]  Rapid
Leaf Type [2]  Deciduous
Lifespan [1]  Perennial
Pollinators [2]  Insects, Lepidoptera, Apomictic
Propagation [1]  Bare Root, Container, Seed, Sprig
Root Depth [1]  12 inches (30 cm)
Seed Vigor [1]  Medium
Seeds Per [1]  137000 / lb (302033 / kg)
Shape/Orientation [1]  Erect
Structure [2]  Shrub
Usage [2]  A purple to dull blue dye is obtained from the fruit;
Vegetative Spread Rate [1]  Rapid
Flower Color [1]  White
Foliage Color [1]  Green
Fruit Color [1]  Black
Flower Conspicuous [1]  Yes
Fruit Conspicuous [1]  Yes
Height [2]  8.2 feet (2.5 m)
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 3 Low Temperature: -40 F° (-40 C°) → -30 F° (-34.4 C°)
Light Preference [1]  Mostly Shady
Soil Acidity [1]  Neutral
Soil Fertility [1]  Intermediate
Water Use [1]  Moderate
Screening - Summer [1]  Porous
Screening - Winter [1]  Porous
View Plants For A Future Record : Rubus laciniatus

Protected Areas




Pollinated by 
Hemaris thysbe (common clear-wing)[4]


Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Svalbard Global Seed Vault


External References

USDA Plant Profile



Attributes / relations provided by
1USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
3Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
4Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License