Family, Rose. Color, dee]) pink. Leaves alternate, 3 to 5-lobed, the middle lobe longer than the others all finely toothed, acute. Calyx, 5-parted, its lobes tipped with a long, fine point; very clammy and hairy, often reddish. Petals, 5, large. Flowers, 2 inches across, several together, clustered. Fruit, like a raspberry, of many small grains, flat and reddish, falling away from the receptacle, not edible. Stem and petioles Sticky with glandular hairs, without thorns. June and July.

A shrub 3 to 5 feet high. From northern New England New Jersey and Georgia, west to Michigan. (See illustration. p. 438.)

Purple Flowering Raspberry (Rubus odoratus)

Purple Flowering Raspberry (Rubus odoratus)