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Search Term(s): Rubus flagellaris   (1 record found)

ROSACEAE
Rose Family
Rubus flagellaris  (common dewberry)   
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Synonym
Rubus enslenii Tratt.
Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Rubus: red, also the Latin name for Brambles; flagellaris: with flagella (whips)
Life Form
Perennial Vine
Phenology (Flowering Period)
May-June
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☑ Kent
☑ Sussex

Habitat
Woodlands and thickets
State Status
Common
Piedmont Status
Common
Coastal Plain Status
Common
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
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Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
2
Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
Host plant for Satyrium liparops (Striped Hairstreak Butterfly); food source for Box Turtles, birds and turkey.
Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
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Additional Info
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Habitats in which this plant occurs
Early Successional Shrub/Brush Upland Habitats (Piedmont Old Field)
Early Successional Shrub/Brush Upland Habitats (Coastal Plain Old Field)