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Evergreen Blackberry - Rubus laciniatus
Other Names:  Cutleaf Blackberry

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GUQ
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Stems ascending to lax, 1–3 m, with stout, flattened, recurved prickles. Leaves persistent, with (3)5 coarsely toothed to sharply lobed, ovate leaflets 2-6 cm long. Flowers in a hemispheric, several-flowered cyme; calyx lanate, prickly; sepals lanceolate, 8–15 mm long; petals pink, 9–14 mm long, 3-lobed. Fruit a globose to ovoid, black blackberry, 10–15 mm across (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced from Europe; collected in Deer Lodge and Glacier counties (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 6

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Habitat
Escaped from cultivation in north-temperate N. America (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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