Rubus occidentalis / Black Raspberry
A delicious native raspberry with black fruits. Stems are purplish-red with a light purple bloom. Excellent for naturalizing areas. Foliage can be used as a tea.
Rachel’s favorite of the wild Rubus species.
Height: 3′ – 6′ Blooms: May – June Fruit: July
Habitat: Mesic, sun to part shade.