Rubus ursinus

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Rubus ursinus
Rubus ursinus

Species Name: Rubus ursinus
Common Name: California Blackberry

Good barrier plant with edible blackberry-like fruit. Branches are thorny. Good for wildlife and habitat gardens. Tolerates heavy soils.

Plant Family: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Vine
Height by Width: 3' H x 20' W
Growth Habit: Mounding or climbing
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: California Floristic Provence to British Columbia and Idaho
Natural Habitat: Moist places, streamsides, shrublands. Elevation: below 4500'

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