Scientific Name: Rubus parviflorus Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:thimbleberry Texture:Coarse
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright, Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 2 - 3m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, B.C. east of Cascades Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Soft flexible, Palmate venation, Pubescent, Glandular hairs, Orbicular, Reniform, Serrate
Flowers: Corymb, (Floriferous), White, May- Jun
Fruit: Drupe, Aggregate fruit, Edible, Red, Jul- Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Attract birds, Attract butterflies, Filler, Group or mass planting, Herb, Reclamation, Spring interest, Urban agriculture, Wildlife food, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Thicket shrub; leaves are large (20 cm), palmate, dull green that are tomentose and serrate; fruit about 1 cm wide, bright red, and looks like half a thimble or a dense raspberry.