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Photograph from Lewis and Clark Herbarium/Academy of Natural Sciences
Thimbleberry

Rubus parviflorus



First Noted by Expedition
April 15, 1806, at The Dalles, Oregon.
 

Description
Erect, unarmed shrub with palmately lobed leaves and raspberrylike fruits. Flowers 1-2 in (2.5-5 cm) across, white (rarely pinkish). Height: 3-6 ft (1-3 m).
 

Habitat
Moist places, such as streamsides, in more or less open forest or in coastal scrub.
 

Range
Alaska south to southern California and New Mexico, east to the Great Lakes region.
 

Note
Thimbleberry derives its name from the shape of its fruit.

Species information from enature.com
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