In Henry W. Coe State Park. Near park headquarters on the corral trail.
The native blackberry with ripened fruit. Vines growing in low ground below road.
Found growing by a pond.
Note the thin thorns and round stems .
Wild blackberry, low growing vines, near road edge.
The native tasty blackberry, in flower along the edge of the old road.
Rubus ursinus is a species of blackberry or dewberry known by the common names California blackberry, California dewberry, Douglas berry, Pacific blackberry or Pacific 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...