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Old June 21, 2016   #1
PA Wolf
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Default Random berry growing

This berry is growing wild next to a drainage pit near my house. Any idea what it is?
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Old June 21, 2016   #2
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Hard to tell with the photo. Looks like something in the blackberry family (Rubus). Is the plant vining close to the ground, or growing upward? If close to the ground, my guess is some type of dewberry.
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Yea, we have those in our flora... Like Tormato said, it's one of the Rubus. It may be the very tasty Rubus arcticus OR less tasty (but edible) Rubus saxatilis. or their close relative!
There are also some crosses and North America has their own variations...
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Old June 22, 2016   #4
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Rubus flagellaris, the common dewberry, would be my best guess (if it's a creeping vine). And, this dewberry while having mostly creeping vines, sometimes have erect vines.
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Doesn't look like a creeping vine ... seems like it's shooting from the ground, like Rubus a. OR it could be an unripe Rubus chamaemorus (it gets golden when ripe), but I don't know if those grow in the area.

here's a Wiki pic
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubus_arcticus

It's still growing somewhere in my country but to much lesse degree than before - thanks to all the modern forestry ...

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