An evergreen bush, a few feet high and more or less erect; or the prickly stems trailing on the ground, or climbing over other shrubs, and sometimes eighteen feet long. The leaves are downy, or almost smooth, usually rather coarse in texture, and all but a few of the upper ones have from three to seven leaflets. The flowers are about an inch across and the petals vary a good deal, being sometimes broad and sometimes rather long and narrow. This is common from southern California to British Columbia.

Salmon berry R.spectabilis. Common Blackberry  Rubus vitifolius.

Salmon-berry-R.spectabilis. Common Blackberry- Rubus vitifolius. ROSE FAMILY. Rosaceae.