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Florida blackberry (Rubus argutus)

Invasive Assessment | Impact Assessment | Potential Distribution

Scientific name:Rubus argutus Link

Common Name:

Florida blackberry, sawtooth blackberry


Requires moist soil. Grows in dry or moist thickets and woodland margins. In Hawaii, best developed from 1,000 – 2,000 m elevation in mesic to moderately wet, relatively open and disturbed habitats. (NPDC 2006) Grows in disturbed habitats, including mesic to wet forest and subalpine grassland. (GISI 2005)

Related Links

Further information on Blackberry is the Agriculture Victoria website - including plant status, plant biology, growth and lifecycle, and management.
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