Rubus parviflorus Thimbleberry

  • Rubus parviflorus,  Thimbleberry
  • Plant type
    • Deciduous Shrub
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Part Shade
    • Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Dry
  • Upland/wetland ratings
    • FACU-Usually found in upland
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 8-12 in., 3-6 in.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 4 ft., 2 ft.

Shrub grows to 4 ft.. Has large maple-shaped leaves. White flowers in spring produce edible red fruit. Good wildlife food. This plant likes it dryer than the salmonberry and is less vigorous and invasive. It does not like wet soils and prefers some light shade.

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