Rubus trivialis

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Rubus trivialis
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Photo by James H. Miller & Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society,
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


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




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]


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

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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. 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 Unpublished database of seed dispersal mode of plants found in Coastal Plain longleaf pine-grasslands of the Jones Ecological Research Center, Georgia.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.