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Taxon: Rubus ursinus Cham. & Schltdl.

Genus: Rubus subgenus: Rubus section: Ursini
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Rosoideae tribe: Rubeae.
Nomen number: 32482
Place of publication: Linnaea 2:11. 1827
Comment: the first author to unite R. ursinus and R. vitifolius, two names of equal priority, seems to have been Brewer & Watson (in Bot. California 1:172-173. 1876), who chose R. ursinus (Melbourne ICN Art. 11.5)
Name verified on: 09-Dec-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 74 in National Plant Germplasm System.


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Common names:

  • California blackberry   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English
  • California dewberry   (Source: Cornucopia ) – English
  • Douglas-berry   (Source: F Pacif NW ) – English
  • Pacific blackberry   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • Pacific dewberry   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • dewberry   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Rubus ursinus subsp. ursinus]
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Economic importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases   (fide Virus Diseases)
  • Harmful organism host: crop pests   (fide Virus Diseases)
  • Human food: fruit   (fide L Edible Pl; Cornucopia)
  • Gene sources: crop quality for blackberry   (fide F CalifJep; F Pacif NW)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of blackberry   (based on crosses with cultivated blackberry fide HortSci 45:434. 2010)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of red raspberry   (based on fertile hybrids with red raspberry fide Breeders Rubus)
  • Weed   (fide F Pacif NW)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Clark, J. R. et al. 2007. Chapter 2. Blackberry breeding and genetics. Pl. Breed. Rev. 29:19–144.
  • Converse, R. H., ed. 1987. Virus diseases of small fruits. USDA Agriculture Handbook 631.
  • Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. 1994. The vascular plants of British Colombia.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • Finn, C. E. et al. 2010. "Wild treasure" thornless trailing blackberry. HortScience 45:434–436. [a blackberry cultivar derived from Rubus ursinus].
  • 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 ursinus as 7-13 polyploid; it can be crossed with 4-12 polyploid blackberry to produce fertile hybrids; it carries traits of interest to blackberry breeders].
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  • Munz, P. A. 1974. A flora of southern California.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Thompson, M. N. 1995. Chromosome numbers of Rubus cultivars at the National Clonal Germplasm Repository. HortScience 30:1453–1456.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Wiggins, I. L. 1980. Flora of Baja California.
  • Chromosome numbers of Rubus. HortScience
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Rubus ursinus Cham. & Schltdl.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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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?32482 (21 October 2014)

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