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Taxon  Report  
Rubus armeniacus  Focke
Himalayan blackberry,   black berry
Rubus armeniacus is a shrub that is not native to California.
Cal-IPC rating: High
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one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Genus: Rubus
Family: Rosaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian, escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSRubus procerus
More information about  Rubus armeniacus

Methods to control blackberry thickets: Oregon State University Extension Service. "...the western European blackberry that Luther Burbank introduced in 1885 as 'Himalayan giant' has become a giant problem. ..."


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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 09/27/2022).