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Thimbleberry - Rubus parviflorus


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Stems unarmed, 50–150 cm, puberulent and stipitate-glandular at first, older bark thin and shredding. Leaves undivided; the blade cordate-suborbicular, 5-lobed, 6–15 cm, glabrate, stipitate-glandular on the veins beneath. Flowers few in an open corymb; hypanthium stipitate-glandular; sepals ovate with acuminate tips, 1–2 cm long, glandular, pubescent on the margins; petals white, 15–25 mm long. Fruit a red, hemispheric, hairy raspberry 1–2 cm wide (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
AK to ON south to CA, NM, SD and Mexico (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 134

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Habitat
Moist to wet, open forest, thickets, avalanche slopes; valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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