Rubus phoenicolasius

Scientific Name: Rubus phoenicolasius
Common Name: wine raspberry

White leaf undersides and very bristly red stems help identify the viney shrub called wine raspberry.
Photographer: Evelyn Fitzgerald

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Ecological Threat: Wineberry (wine raspberry) is a vigorous grower and can form dense thickets covering large areas, displacing many native plants in the process. Wineberry poses a threat to the native plants that grow in forest, field, stream and wetland edge habitats, open woods, and savannas and prairies. (