Rubus trivialis

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Rubus trivialis
Rubu triv.jpg
Photo by James H. Miller & Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society, Bugwood.org
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Rubus
Species: R. trivialis
Binomial name
Rubus trivialis
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Natural range of Rubus trivialis from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common name: Southern dewberry

Taxonomic notes

Synonym: Rubus lucidus Rydberg

Description

A description of Rubus trivialis is provided in The Flora of North America.

Distribution

Ecology

Phenology

R. trivialis has been observed to flower from February to May with peak inflorescence in March.[1]

Seed dispersal

This species is thought to be dispersed by consumption by vertebrates. [2]

Pollination

The following Hymenoptera families and species were observed visiting flowers of Rubus trivialis at Archbold Biological Station: [3]

Halictidae: Lasioglossum placidensis, L. puteulanum

Conservation and management

Cultivation and restoration

Photo Gallery

References and notes

  1. Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 13 DEC 2016
  2. Kirkman, L. Katherine. Unpublished database of seed dispersal mode of plants found in Coastal Plain longleaf pine-grasslands of the Jones Ecological Research Center, Georgia.
  3. Deyrup, M.A. and N.D. 2015. Database of observations of Hymenoptera visitations to flowers of plants on Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA.