Rubus occidentalis
(Black Raspberry)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Black Raspberry, Bear's Eye Blackberry, Black Cap, Black Cap Raspberry, Scotch Cap, Summer Raspberry
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: April - June
    Status: Native

Rubus occidentalis, or Black Raspberry, is native to the eastern two-thirds of the United States, except the deep south. It is a perennial shrub, that grows in many places including open woods, woodland edges, streamsides, in yards, along houses, on roadsides, along railroads and in waste places. It blooms in late spring with small white flowers; black berries follow later on.

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