Rubus calycinoides (syn. R. pentalobus) Rosaceae
Crinkle-leaf Creeper RUB-us cal-i-si-NOI-deez
- Evergreen groundcover, dense, low mat, to about 12 inches (30 cm) high, creeping, grows 30 cm/yr. Shoots shaggy pubescent with solitary small, recurved prickles. Leaves alternate, simple, broadly oval-rounded, 2-4 cm long and wide, 3-5 lobes, base deeply cordate, margins undulate and sharply serrate, deep green, pubescent underneath. Flowers paired or solitary, white, about 1.5 cm wide. Fruit bright yellow to red.
- Sun to part shade
- Hardy to USDA Zone 7 Native to Taiwan.
- Oregon State Univ. campus: southeast Finley dorm.
- Corvallis: north side of Walnut Blvd. between Rolling Green and Garrayana