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Rubus idaeus L.

10 photos.
A small prickly bush known as the "American red raspberry", "common red raspberry", "western red raspberry",
"European red raspberry", "wild raspberry" and" lampone".

ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 24947

1. Late June.  Close-up of a typical blossom








2.  Late June.  A bush with several buds
and blossoms.

3.  Late June.  Another typical blossom
and a bud.

4.  Mid-July.  Unusual blossom with what
appears to be two sets of red and white
petals just opening within a single calyx.

5.  Mid-July.  Another blossom with
red-tipped petals.  The stamens and sepals
are drying.

6. Mid-July.  Close-up side view of a developing
berry. The stamens are still present and
the sepals are still green.

7.  Mid-August.  Section of a bush with berries at
various stages.  One berry has already dropped
from the plant.

8.  Early September.  A young plant with
leaves beginning to turn.

9.  Early September.  Close-up of a single 5-foliate
leaf on the plant in Photo 7.  Note the prickly

10.  July 2, 2009.  A young plant with
redish brown leaves in early summer.

Photos 1-7 taken along Upper Bottom
Dollar Road.
65°  25.2' N,   144°  48.5' W
Elev. 1900 ft.

Photos 8 and 9 taken on the
granite tors along Bottom Dollar Creek
above the confluence with Half Dollar Creek.
65°  25.23' N,   144°  48.43' W
Elev. 1900 ft.

Photo 10 taken along the Elliot highway
at the Livengood rest stop.
65°  30.0' N,   148°  37.4' W