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Taxon: Rubus canadensis L.

Genus: Rubus subgenus: Rubus section: Canadenses
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Rosoideae tribe: Rubeae.
Nomen number: 32281
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:494. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 01-Apr-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 15 in National Plant Germplasm System.


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Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: crop quality for blackberry   (fide web document)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of blackberry   (based on successful crosses with blackberry fide Breeders Rubus)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan [n.], New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota, Wisconsin [n.]
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, Georgia [n.], Kentucky [e.], Maryland, North Carolina [w.], South Carolina [n.w.], Tennessee [e.], Virginia

References:

  • Chester, E. W. et al. 1993–1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  • Davis, H. A. et al. 1969. Contributions toward the revision of the Eubati of eastern North America. IV. Castanea 34:164.
  • Edees, E. S. & A. Newton. 1988. Brambles of the British Isles.
  • Finn, C. et al. 2001. Breeders experiences with Rubus species. In: Finn, C. et al., Breeders experiences with Rubus species. 2001 [web based resource; this report cited Rubus canadensis as a diploid; it can be crossed with blackberry ("Hillquist"), and it produces fertile hybrids; it carries traits of interest to blackberry breeders].
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • University of Georgia. 2010. Blackberries and raspberries (Rubus spp.). [re. blackberry cultivars].
  • Voss, E. 1972–. Michigan flora.
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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?32281 (01 November 2014)

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