Information for Allegheny Blackberry


Data



Accepted Symbol
RUAL 
Symbol
RUAL 
Scientific Name
Rubus Allegheniensis 
Common Name
Allegheny Blackberry 
Category
Dicot 
Genus
Rubus 
Family
Rosaceae 
Family Symbol
ROSACE 
Family Common Name
Rose Family 

Ecology and Taxonomy Data



Orders
Liliales 
Subclass
Liliidae 
Class
Liliopsida 
Division
Magnoliophyta 
Superdivision
Spermatophyta 
Subkingdom
Tracheobionta 
Kingdom
Plantae 
Itis Tsn
42750 
Duration
Perennial 
Growth Habit
Forb/herb 
Native Status
L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N) 

Morphology/Physiology



Active Growth Period
Spring and Summer 
Bloat
None 
C N Ratio
Low 
Coppice Potential
No 
Fall Conspicuous
No 
Fire Resistance
No 
Flower Color
White 
Flower Conspicuous
Yes 
Foliage Color
Green 
Foliage Porosity Summer
Moderate 
Foliage Porosity Winter
Porous 
Foliage Texture
Coarse 
Fruit Color
Black 
Fruit Conspicuous
Yes 
Growth Form
Thicket Forming 
Growth Rate
Rapid 
Height At Base Age
Maximum Feet
6.0 
Height
No 
Mature Feet
No 
Known Allelopath
Short 
Leaf Retention
No 
Lifespan
None 
Low Growing Grass
Yes 
Nitrogen Fixation
Erect 
Resprout Ability
None 

Growth Data



Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils
No 
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils
Yes 
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils
Yes 
Anaerobic Tolerance
Low 
Caco3 Tolerance
High 
Cold Stratification Required
Yes 
Drought Tolerance
High 
Fertility Requirement
Medium 
Fire Tolerance
High 
Frost Free Days
120 
Hedge Tolerance
None 
Moisture Use
Medium 
Ph Minimum
4.6 
Ph Maximum
7.5 
Planting Density Per Acre
1200 
Maximum
4800 
Precipitation Minimum
30 
Precipitation Maximum
48 
Root Depth
12 
Minimum Inches
None 
Salinity Tolerance
Tolerant 
Shade Tolerance
-28 

Reproduction Data



Bloom Period
Mid Spring 
Commercial Availability
No Known Source 
Fruit Seed Abundance
High 
Fruit Seed Period Begin
Summer 
Fruit Seed Period End
Summer 
Fruit Seed Persistence
No 
Propogated By Bare Root
Yes 
Propogated By Bulbs
No 
Propogated By Container
Yes 
Propogated By Corms
No 
Propogated By Cuttings
No 
Propogated By Seed
Yes 
Propogated By Sod
No 
Propogated By Sprigs
Yes 
Propogated By Tubers
No 
Seeds Per Pound
262000 
Seed Spread Rate
Slow 
Seedling Vigor
Medium 
Small Grain
No 
Vegetative Spread Rate
Rapid 

Sustainibility Data



Berry Nut Seed Product
Yes 
Christmas Tree Product
No 
Fodder Product
No 
Lumber Product
No 
Naval Store Product
No 
Nursery Stock Product
No 
Palatable Browse Animal
High 
Palatable Graze Animal
Low 
Palatable Human
Yes 
Post Product
No 
Protein Potential
Low 
Pulpwood Product
No 
Veneer Product
No 
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