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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Rubus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Rubus leucodermis Douglas ex Torr. & A. Gray
Habit: Plant 1--2(3) m, arched to mounded; prickles many, stout, wide-based, straight or generally curved. Stem: 4--10 mm diam, not angled, glabrous, strongly glaucous in youth, persisting 2 years, rooting at tips. Leaf: 1st-yr stem leaves generally compound, leaflets (3)5, terminal ovate to lanceolate, shallow-3-lobed, coarse-toothed, tip acute, abaxially densely white-tomentose; flower stem leaves simple or compound, leaflets 3; stipules <= 1 mm wide, thread-like to linear. Inflorescence: flat-topped cyme, flowers generally 3--10(12). Flower: sepals hairy, prickly, +- with stalked glands; petals 3--5(8) mm, oblong to oblanceolate-elliptic, white; filaments strap-like; pistils generally > 30, styles long, slender, ovaries densely white-hairy. Fruit: raspberry-type, red-purple to +- black. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Generally open, rocky, especially moist areas; Elevation: 40--2400 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP (exc GV); Distribution Outside California: to southern Alaska, Montana, Utah, Arizona. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
Synonyms: Rubus bernardinus (Greene) Fedde; Rubus leucodermis Douglas ex Torr. & A. Gray var. bernardinus (Greene) Jeps.; Rubus leucodermis var. leucodermis; Rubus leucodermis var. trinitatis A. Berger; Rubus trinitatis (A. Berger) L.H. Bailey
eFlora Treatment Author: Lawrence A. Alice
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Rubus lasiococcus
Next taxon: Rubus nivalis
Citation for this treatment: Lawrence A. Alice 2017. Rubus leucodermis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=42027, accessed on January 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 20, 2017.