Rubus hispidus
(Swamp Dewberry)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Swamp Dewberry, Running Swamp Blackberry, Dewberry, Bristly Blackberry, Bristly Dewberry, Northern Dewberry
    Synonyms: Rubus sempervirens
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May - July
    Status: Native

Rubus hispidus, or Swamp Dewberry, is native to about the eastern third of the continental US. It is a perennial that grows in moist areas, like swamps, thickets, moist open woods, bogs, marshes and moist prairies and roadsides.

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