Trailing Blackberry

  • berries are sour to sweet, clustered 1-3
  • leaf consists of three leaflets
  • prickles are slender, easily detached
  • plant is a shin-high shrub or a vine
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Look-alikes in British Columbia

A number of other species of Rubus produce blackberries that are similar in appearance but differ in being shrubs rather than creeping vines.

See also whitebark raspberry, Himalayan blackberry , and salmonberry.

Related topics: Edible Mushrooms of BC - Edible Plants of BC
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