Rubus pensilvanicus
(Pennsylvania Blackberry)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Pennsylvania Blackberry, Blackberry, Common Blackberry
    Synonyms: Rubus pensylvanicus, Rubus abactus
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 4 - 8
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: May - June
    Status: Native

Rubus pensilvanicus, or Pennsylvania Blackberry, is native only to most of the eastern US, except the deep south. It is a perennial shrub, that grows in many places, like woodland edges, along ditches, roads, railroads, waste places, along houses and in thickets and woods. It has white flowers in late spring and early summer.

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