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Black Raspberry (Rubus occidentalis)

Image ID: 2012/ahgh97

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Other common names: Thimbleberry
Family: Rosacae (Rose)
Height: 3 to 5 ft. (shrub)
Blooms: May to June
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size:  0.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
Date:  5/27/2012
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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