Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Rubus parviflorus Nuttall
Bossekia parviflora (Nuttall) Greene
Rubacer parviflorus (Nuttall) Rydberg
Rubus parviflorus is an upper elevation shrub that is difficult to differentiate from Rubus deliciosus. Both have no prickles and simple leaves. Rubus parviflorus has wider leaves with three lobes, Rubus deliciosus smaller leaves with five lobes.
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Rubus parviflorus, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Kelly Kindscher & Danielle Walkup, Mogollon Mtns., Bursum Road just beyond Willow Creek
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