Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Strawberry-raspberry - Rubus illecebrosus   Focke
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DistributionA single collection was made in 1966 from Ashe County: waste place, West Jefferson, by Radford et al. (#45237, many herbaria).

Native of eastern Asia (Japan); in N.A. -- N.S. to Ont. and MN, south to NC and KY; OR.
AbundanceVery rare.
HabitatWaste place.
PhenologyFlowering June-July.
IdentificationThis blackberry has 5 or 7 leaflets par leaf, all narrowly triangular in shape with tapering tips. Prickles are rather weak. Flowers grow singly or 2-3, white. Fruits are red and separate easily from the receptacle as in our wild raspberry.
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