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Swamp dewberry

Rubus hispidus


It grows in moist or sometimes dry soils, ditches, swales or open woods. A dull blue dye can be created from its berries. It also can be used as an astringent. The berries are rather bitter for culinary use, and so this plant is generally not cultivated.


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Maria dB
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Maria dB

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Apr 26, 2013
Submitted on Apr 27, 2013

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