Rubus pensilvanicus

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRosaceae
Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
GenusRubus
SpeciesRubus pensilvanicus Poir.
Common NamePennsylvania Blackberry
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: Palmate;1 Trifoliolate; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Elliptic;Lanceolate;Oblanceolate;Oblong;Obovate;Ovate; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Denticulate;Double-Serrate;Serrate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 2.7
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Rubus amnicolus Rubus amnicolus Blanch.
Rubus argutus var. scissus Rubus argutus var. scissus L.H. Bailey
Rubus balkei Rubus balkei L.H. Bailey
Rubus insulans Rubus insulans L.H. Bailey
Rubus pensylvanicus Rubus pensylvanicus Poir
Rubus rossuergianus Rubus rossuergianus Blanch.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Clark (KY), Clinton (KY), Fayette (KY), Hickman (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Leslie (KY), Lewis (KY), Madison (KY), Menifee (KY), Montgomery (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Claiborne (TN), Coffee (TN), Fentress (TN), Giles (TN), Greene (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Maury (TN), Morgan (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Stewart (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Van Buren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1942 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0117322 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
TENN-V-0117321 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
TENN-V-0117327 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
TENN-V-0117332 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
31234100767639 Madison Kentucky 07 May 2016 Thomas McFadden
230
EKY
Rubus pensilvanicus
31234100637543 Clark Kentucky 13 May 1942 Mary E. Wharton
6068
EKY
Rubus pensilvanicus
31234100637485 Fayette Kentucky 11 May 1955 Mary Wharton
8,898
EKY
Rubus pensilvanicus
N/A Menifee Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 R.C. Clark
22236
EKY
Rubus pensylvanicus
BEREA021304 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Rubus pensilvanicus
BEREA021309 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Rubus pensilvanicus
BEREA021299 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Rubus pensilvanicus
BEREA021306 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Rubus pensilvanicus
BEREA021297 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Rubus pensilvanicus
BEREA021310 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Rubus pensilvanicus
ETSU007687 Unicoi Tennessee 13 Jun 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rubus pensilvanicus
TENN-V-0117324 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
TENN-V-0117325 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
TENN-V-0117320 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
31234100637436 Pike Kentucky 25 May 2008 Julie B. Clark
143
EKY
Rubus pensilvanicus
N/A Menifee Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 Ross C. Clark
22236
EKY
Rubus pensylvanicus
31234100634805 Clinton Kentucky 13 May 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-224
EKY
Rubus pensilvanicus
31234100776689 Menifee Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 Ross C. Clark
22236
EKY
Rubus pensylvanicus
BEREA021300 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Rubus pensilvanicus
BEREA021305 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Rubus pensilvanicus
BEREA021308 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Rubus pensilvanicus
BEREA021302 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Rubus pensilvanicus
BEREA021307 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Rubus pensilvanicus
BEREA021303 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Rubus pensilvanicus
BEREA021301 Lewis Kentucky
BEREA
Rubus pensilvanicus
31973000018576 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Rubus pensilvanicus
31973000018575 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Rubus pensilvanicus
TENN-V-0117326 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
TENN-V-0117319 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
TENN-V-0117328 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
TENN-V-0117330 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
APSC0081189 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Rubus pensylvanicus
APSC0081190 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Rubus pensylvanicus
APSC0084993 Montgomery Kentucky
APSC
Rubus pensilvanicus
APSC0084994 Montgomery Kentucky
APSC
Rubus pensilvanicus
APSC0072800 Jefferson Kentucky 09 Jun 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Rubus pensilvanicus
N/A Powell Kentucky 21 Jun 2018 Calvin Andries
126
EKY
Rubus pensilvanicus
31973000018574 Lewis Kentucky
KNK
Rubus pensilvanicus
TENN-V-0117323 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
TENN-V-0117331 Union Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
TENN-V-0117329 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
TENN-V-0117333 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rubus pensylvanicus
APSC0050313 Sequatchie Tennessee
APSC
Rubus pensilvanicus
APSC0004581 Stewart Tennessee 24 Jul 1991 James Joyner
947
APSC
Rubus pensilvanicus
APSC0084983 Leslie Kentucky 03 Jun 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Rubus pensilvanicus
APSC0084982 Leslie Kentucky 03 Jun 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Rubus pensilvanicus
APSC0099755 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Rubus pensilvanicus
HTTU015354 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Rubus pensilvanicus
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