Northern Bushcraft

Raspberry

  • berry is sweet.
  • berry is best eaten fresh, since it does not preserve well.
  • plant may have prickles or bristles.
  • varieties in the Pacific Northwest include Blackcap (Rubus leucodermis), Red raspberry (Rubus idaeus), Arctic raspberry (Rubus arcticus), Trailing raspberry (Rubus pubescens) and Creeping raspberry (Rubus pedatus).
  • 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.
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