Calflora
Taxon  Report   10319    
Rubus armeniacus  Focke
Himalayan blackberry
Rubus armeniacus, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: High
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Rubus
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Rubus discolor
PLANTS: Rubus procerus
More information about  Rubus armeniacus
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2019).