Ontario Trees & Shrubs website

Purple-flowering Raspberry
Rubus odoratus

Other common names: Flowering Raspberry

French names: Ronce odorante

Family: Rose Family (Rosaceae)

Group: Raspberries/Blackberries

Distinctive features: Shrub

Flowers: Red/Pink

Leaves: Alternate, Simple

Height: 1 m (3 ft)

Habitat: Forests

Books: Shrubs of Ontario: 245    Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 308   

Native/Non-native: Native

Photographs: 85 photographs available, of which 2 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Purple-flowering Raspberry (Rubus odoratus)
Photograph by Graham Buck

Purple-flowering Raspberry (Rubus odoratus)
Photograph by Graham Buck

Range map for Purple-flowering Raspberry (Rubus odoratus)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)