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Rubus arcticus L.

15 photos.
A small ground-clinging species with a delicious red berry known as the "nagoonberry",
"wineberry", "arctic raspberry", "dwarf raspberry", "northern blackberry", "arctic bramble",
" dwarf blackberry", " crimson blackberry" and "nectarberry".  There are three subspecies:
arcticus, acaulis and stellatus in our area and they hyrbidize.

ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 24849


1.  Late May.  A single blossom.  Note the hairy red sepals behind the red petals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2.  Late May.  Buds with petals just emerging
from the sepals.



3.  Late May.  Bud a little farther along.




4.  Late May.  Closeup of emerging petals in
photo 3.



5.  Early July.  A blossom of a different color.



6.  Early July.  A ripe berry.



7.  Early September.  Leaves in fall color.



8.  July 22, 2009.  A group of
fruit-bearing plants.


9.  June 7, 2011.  Blooming plants, some
with leaves infected by a fungus.


10.  June 7, 2012.  Fungal growth on the
back of a leaf..



11.  June 3, 2012.  Plant very early in
the bud stage.




12.  June 10, 2012.  Blossom with seven
narrow clawed petals.  Hultén's drawing
indicates that this is ssp. stellatus.



13.  June 17, 2012.  Three blossoms which
have dropped their petals.  Number of sepals
varies from five to seven.



14.  July 22, 2012.  Ripe nagoon berries
form a backdrop for Parnassia palustris.



15.  June 14, 2016. Another 7-petalled blossom.

Photos 1-4, 7 and 9-14 taken south of Central
65°  33.84' N,  144° 48.46' W
Elev. 950 ft.

Photo 5 taken southwest of Eagle Summit
at the headwaters of Bates Creek.
65°  27.6' N,   145°  26.7' W
Elev. 3100 ft

Photo 6 taken adjacent to a thaw
lake south of 134 mile Steese
Highway
65° 35.69' N, 144° 36.74' W
Elev. 900 ft.

Photo 8 taken at Circle Hot Springs
airfield.
Latitude: N 65° 29' 15.177
Longitude: W 144° 37' 10.803
Altitude: 263.39 m


Photo 17.  taken above the culvert
of the South Fork of Easley Creek
at 4.8 mile Circle Hot Springs Road.
65° 31.22' N, 144° 43.23' W
Elev. 900 ft.