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Rubus cuneifolius Pursh
Sand blackberry

Family: Rosaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and southeastern United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Rubus cuneifolius has been found in the following 10 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Regional Park Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Recorded as Present in Error
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Doubtfully Present
Halpatiokee Regional Park Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Reported
Okaloacoochee Slough State Forest, Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native

Rubus cuneifolius has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Possibly Extirpated Doubtfully Native
Glades County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Palm Beach County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Rubus cuneifolius has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Mesic Flatwoods