Rubus lasiococcus

Dwarf Bramble

Creeping on ground, rooting at nodes. Stems round to 6 ft. long, thornless. Leaves divided palmately, the 3 leaflets widely oval, finely toothed, green on top and underside. Flower small, petals widely oval, white. Fruit tiny, raspberry-like, red, densely hairy. Grows in open forests at mid- to relatively high elevations. Can be confused with R. pedatus, which has 3–5 leaflets but narrower petals.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 1--4 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest
  • Found In: Olympic NP, Mt. Rainier NP, Crater Lake NP, N Cascades NP, West Gorge
  • Native: Yes