Rubus occidentalis Linnaeus. Phen: Apr-Jun; Jun-Jul. Hab: Roadsides, woodlands, thickets, disturbed areas. Dist: QC to ND and e. CO, south to n. GA, c. AL, n. MS, AR, and c. OK.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = C, F, FNA9, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WV, Robertson (1974); = Melanobatus occidentalis (L.) Greene