Rubus canadensis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRosaceae
Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
GenusRubus
SpeciesRubus canadensis L.
Common Namesmooth blackberry
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesHabit: 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: Double-Serrate;Serrate;Serrulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 4.2
C value 4
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** 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

No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Harlan (KY), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Greene (TN), Johnson (TN), Monroe (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Unicoi (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MTSU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1984 - 2011

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Harlan Kentucky Martina Hines
EKY
Rubus canadensis
ETSU007677 Greene Tennessee 11 Sep 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rubus canadensis
ETSU005316 Greene Tennessee 27 Aug 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rubus canadensis
ETSU007675 Unicoi Tennessee 10 Jun 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rubus canadensis
ETSU007676 Greene Tennessee 11 Sep 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rubus canadensis
TENN-V-0117046 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Rubus canadensis
TENN-V-0117047 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Rubus canadensis
TENN-V-0117048 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Rubus canadensis
APSC0118554 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Rubus canadensis
APSC0069019 Harlan Kentucky 15 Jul 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Rubus canadensis
APSC0093578 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Rubus canadensis
APSC0073287 Harlan Kentucky 15 Jun 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Rubus canadensis
APSC0081160 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Rubus canadensis
APSC0081159 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Rubus canadensis
HTTU015303 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rubus canadensis
UCHT032005 Tennessee
UCHT
Rubus canadensis
31234100635414 Harlan Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Rubus canadensis
ETSU007678 Greene Tennessee 13 Jun 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rubus canadensis
ETSU007679 Greene Tennessee 27 Aug 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rubus canadensis
TENN-V-0117050 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Rubus canadensis
TENN-V-0117049 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Rubus canadensis
APSC0093579 Claiborne Tennessee
APSC
Rubus canadensis
APSC0044466 Johnson Tennessee
APSC
Rubus canadensis
N/A Harlan Kentucky Martina Hines
EKY
Rubus canadensis
HTTU015301 White Tennessee
HTTU
Rubus canadensis
HTTU015302 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rubus canadensis
MTSU008425 Rutherford Tennessee 17 Apr 1986 Paula Winter
MTSU
Rubus canadensis
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Plant Photos

Rubus canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Rubus canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Rubus canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Rubus canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Rubus canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Rubus canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Rubus canadensis - Joey Shaw
Rubus canadensis - Joey Shaw
Rubus canadensis - Joey Shaw
Rubus canadensis - Joey Shaw
Rubus canadensis - Joey Shaw
Rubus canadensis - Joey Shaw