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Arctic Blackberry
Rubus arcticus
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Also known as - Arctic Raspberry, Dwarf Nagoonberry, Dwarf Raspberry, Nagoonberry, Stemless Raspberry.

Latin synonyms - Rubus aculis

Native to Alberta. Perennial.

General Description

By Gustave J. Yaki

Native; almost circumpolar. Uncommon. Stems, slender, low, usually less than 15cm high. Leaves, alternate; 2-4 ; leaflets 3, oval, the side ones somewhat rhombic-shaped; mostly rounded at tip; edges unevenly toothed. Flowers, usually solitary, petals rose-coloured, 10-15mm long; June. Fruit, like a small raspberry; red, round, with 20-30 segments (drupelets); edible. Habitat: boggy woods and marshes. sWeas.

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Recent Arctic Blackberry Reports in Alberta

Abundance Location Reporter Date
Present Ponoka County Blake 2011/05/27
Present Clearwater County Blake 2010/06/18
Present Sylvan Lake Natural Area Blake 2010/06/12
Present Maskepetoon Blake 2010/06/06
Present Winfield Natural Area Blake 2010/06/01

Arctic Blackberry Hotspots in Alberta

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