Taxon  Report   7200    
Rubus parviflorus  Nutt.
Western thimbleberry
Rubus parviflorus, a dicot, is a vine or shrub that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Rubus

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: canyons

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Rubacer parviflorum
JEF: Rubus parviflorus var. velutinus
JEF: Rubus parviflorus var. hypomalacus
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More information about  Rubus parviflorus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Apr 01, 2020).