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Rubus plicatifolius Blanch.
plaitleaf dewberry

General Information
Symbol: RUPL
Group: Dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Subshrub
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   




Symbol Scientific Name
RUAR12 Rubus armatus (Fernald) L.H. Bailey
RUBO5 Rubus botruosus L.H. Bailey
RUBR8 Rubus bretonis L.H. Bailey
RUBR13 Rubus brevipedalis L.H. Bailey
RUCO12 Rubus coloniatus L.H. Bailey
RUEX6 Rubus exutus L.H. Bailey
RUOBU Rubus obsessus L.H. Bailey var. unilaris L.H. Bailey
RUPA20 Rubus pauper L.H. Bailey
RUPO4 Rubus polulus L.H. Bailey
RUPR14 Rubus prior L.H. Bailey
RUPR15 Rubus problematicus L.H. Bailey
RUPR8 Rubus pronus L.H. Bailey
RUREA Rubus recurvicaulis Blanch. var. armatus Fernald
RURH2 Rubus rhodinsulanus L.H. Bailey
RURO7 Rubus rosendahlii L.H. Bailey
RUSE12 Rubus semierectus Blanch.
RUUS Rubus usus L.H. Bailey
RUVA2 Rubus varus L.H. Bailey
RUVI10 Rubus victorinii L.H. Bailey


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae – Rose family
Genus Rubus L. – blackberry
Species Rubus plicatifolius Blanch. – plaitleaf dewberry

Subordinate Taxa

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Description of Values

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