American Red Raspberry

Rubus idaeus

Picture of an American Red Raspberry

Physical Description

This plant grows to 1-2 meters and grows
small red berries on a green or a sort of
red vine. The vine also have spikes and
leafs on them. The
leafs are semi-triangular
with fuzz on the tops and they can be 1-10
cm long.


This plant is found by the mountains, stream
banks, and rocky slopes. It can also be found
in open moist or dry woods.

Kingdom: Plant

Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta

Class: Magnoliopsida

Order: Rosales

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Rubus

Species: Rubus idaeus



Additional Information

The distribution goes from east Alaska to Newfoundland and most of the U.S.A.


Emmy Gabriel. “Raspberry_close.” Image. the natural beauty workshop. Emmy Gabriel.

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Natural History and Culture. 2006. Web. 3 Jan. 201


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Discover Life. UC Regents. 2009. Web. 3 Jan. 2010