Blackberry covering a hillside near the Calapooia

Himalayan Blackberry

Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Semi-evergreen shrub
  • Grows nearly 10 feet high
  • Alternate, pinnately compound leaves
  • Ribbed, thorny canes (stems)
  • White flowers, black tasty fruits BUT plants can produce up to 13,000 seeds per square meter!
  • Re-sprouts through rhizomes and root crowns
  • Canes can form roots at tips and nodes

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