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The Fruit of the Trailing Blackberry. The fruit is very poor this year because of the dry weather. Instead of globular it usually is thimble shaped.  Canada,Geotagged,Rubus ursinus,Summer,Trailing Blackberry Click/tap to enlarge

The Fruit of the Trailing Blackberry.

The fruit is very poor this year because of the dry weather. Instead of globular it usually is thimble shaped.

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  1. Bummer! I hope the reduced berry production doesn't have a negative impact on the creatures who eat and pollinate it. Posted one month ago
    1. A little rain today with some more tomorrow may help. The two introduced species of blackberries have so many blossoms and there seems to be enough bees around with lots of berries forming. Some more moisture will go a long way to improve things for all of us! Posted one month ago
      1. We got a good downpour last night. I hope you get a good dousing soon! Posted one month ago
        1. Me too! They keep making promises but when the time comes nothing happens. Maybe tomorrow. Posted one month ago

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''Rubus ursinus'' is a species of blackberry or dewberry known by the common names California blackberry/dewberry, Douglas berry, Pacific blackberry/dewberry and trailing blackberry. It is native to western North America. This is a wide, spreading shrub or vine-bearing bush with prickly branches that can tip layer to spread vegetatively. Its white flowers may be distinguished from those of other blackberries by their narrow petals. The species is dioeocious, with male and female plants. As with.. more

Similar species: Rosales
Species identified by gary fast
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Uploaded Jun 25, 2019. Captured Jun 25, 2019 11:03 in 315 Whaletown Rd, Whaletown, BC V0P 1Z0, Canada.
  • E-M5MarkII
  • f/16.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO1000
  • 60mm