Family, Rose. Color, white. Leaves, 3 to 5-pinnately divided, on bristly petioles, the side leaflets sessile, downy underneath. Calyx, sticky, bristly. Petals, 5, soon falling. Flowers, in terminal or axillary long - pedicelled clusters. Stem and branches covered with rigid prickles. Fruit, red, composed of round, small, edible drupes, mounted on a spongy receptacle, from which, later, they fall. 3 feet high or less. May and July. Fruit ripe in August and September.

Thickets, dry and rocky woods, in the mountains of North Carolina, in New Jersey and nortlrward. Some of our cultivated raspberries originated with this fruit.