Rubus parviflorus Nutt.  
Family: Rosaceae
thimbleberry, western thimbleberry
[Rubacer parviflorum (Nutt.) Rydb., Rubus parviflorus f. acephalus Nutt., Rubus parviflorus f. adenius Nutt., Rubus parviflorus f. allocalyx Nutt., Rubus parviflorus f. bifarius Nutt., Rubus parviflorus f. glabrifolius Nutt., Rubus parviflorus f. heteradenius Nutt., Rubus parviflorus f. hypomalacus Nutt., Rubus parviflorus f. micradenius Nutt., Rubus parviflorus f. trichophorus Nutt., Rubus parviflorus f. villosus Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. bifarius Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. genuinus Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. grandiflorus Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. heteradenius Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. hypomalacus Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. parviflorus Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. parvifolius Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. velutinus Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. velutinus f. isohypomalacus Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. velutinus f. parahypomalacus Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. velutinus f. paramicradenius Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. velutinus f. paratrichophorus Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. velutinus f. parbifarius Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. velutinus f. parvillosus Nutt., Rubus parviflorus var. velutinus f. praebifarius Nutt.]
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Margery Melgaard  
Etymology: Rubus: Latin name for "bramble" or "blackberry"
Plants: erect, perennial, 18"-40" tall shrub; stems with no prickles
Leaves: round to kidney-shaped, maple-like, 4"- 8" wide, with 5 shallow, toothed, pointed lobes
Flowers: white, 5-parted, 1"-1 1/2" wide; inflorescence of a few flowers in cyme-like, long-stalked cluster; blooms June-July
Fruits: red, fuzzy, 1/2" thick berry
Habitat: partial sun; moderate moisture; forests, woods
Conservation Status: Native
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Janice Stiefel  
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Janice Stiefel  
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