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Red Raspberry - Rubus idaeus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Stems erect or lax, glabrous to pubescent, 20–150 cm Leaves with 3 to 5 lanceolate, coarsely dentate, ovate leaflets, 2–9 cm long, usually tomentose beneath. Flowers solitary or in few-flowered cymes from leaf axils; hypanthium stipitate-glandular, tomentose, 1–2 mm long; sepals acuminate-lanceolate, 6–11 mm long; petals white, spreading, 4–6 mm long. Fruit a hemispheric, red raspberry 8–12 mm across (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are varieties strigosus (Michx.) Maxim. and peramoenus (Greene) Fernald

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Circumboreal south to OR, NM, SD and MO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 63

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(Observations spanning multiple months or years are excluded from time charts)



Habitat
Open forest, woodlands, along streams, on brushy, often burned-over slopes, especially rock slides; plains, valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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