- berry is sweet.
- berry is best eaten fresh, since it does not preserve well.
- plant may have prickles or bristles.
- varieties in Nova Scotia are Red raspberry (Rubus idaeus), Arctic raspberry (Rubus arcticus) and Trailing raspberry (Rubus pubescens).
- tip: the raspberry is an example of a compound berry, since it consists of a tight cluster of smaller parts. Compound berries are generally edible.