Rubus occidentalis

Rubus occidentalis black raspberry

Plant grows in the wild/spontaneouslyPlant is native to PA

Black raspberry establishes easily and forms dense colonies.  Both birds and mammals disseminate it.  First-year's canes look different from older canes and have a waxy build-up on the surface.

Forests, forests edges, roadsides, fields

Present throughout the state.

Wetland code: Not classified

Flowers from May through June.

Fruits in mid July.

S-rank:  No Rank
G-rank:  G5 (Secure)