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Rubus phoenicolasius

Categories:
Edible Plants, Perennials, Shrubs
Comment:

Wine raspberry is a perennial shrub in the Roseaceae family. It stems are covered in small red hairs.  It can become quite weedy.

Seasons of Interest:

    Bloom: Spring-Summer, May-June  Fruit: Summer, June-July

Height:
9 ft.
Flower Color:
White
Foliage:
Bright green on top, alternate, compound leaves with three heart-shaped toothed leaflets. The underside of the leaves are silvery and very hairy.
Flower:
Flower buds are red and hairy. Small flowers are white and star shaped with pointed tipped petals.
Propagation:
Seeds, canes
Regions:
Eastern US
Origin:
Eastern Asia
Edibility:
Juicy bright red fruits are eaten fresh or cooked.
Tags:
weedy, wildlife

NCCES plant id: 3248

Rubus phoenicolasius Hairy flower buds (sepals)
Rubus phoenicolasius Rubus phoenicolasius
Wouter Hagens, CC-BY-SA-3.0
Rubus phoenicolasius Star-shaped flowers
r Leslie J. Mehrhoff, University of Connecticut, Bugwood.org, CC-BY-SA-3.0