Taxon  Report   7206 
Rubus ursinus  Cham. & Schldl.
California blackberry,  Pacific blackberry
Rubus ursinus
© 2013 Zoya Akulova
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Rubus ursinus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Rubus ursinus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Rubus ursinus, a dicot, is a vine or shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Rubus ursinus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Rubus
Communities:
Coastal Strand, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Habitat: canyons, coastal, streambanks, disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Rubus eastwoodianus
ICPN: Rubus vitifolius var. eastwoodianus
ICPN: Rubus vitifolius
More information about  Rubus ursinus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
website references from Google

Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (RUUR)

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 04, 2016).

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