Taxon  Report   7203    
Rubus spectabilis  Pursh
Salmon berry,  Salmonberry
Rubus spectabilis
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Rubus spectabilis
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Rubus spectabilis
© and Buff Corsi 2013 California Academy of Sciences
Rubus spectabilis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Rubus spectabilis
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Rubus
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Rubus spectabilis var. franciscanus
ICPN: Rubus spectabilis var. spectabilis
More information about  Rubus spectabilis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).