Botanical Name: Rubus odoratus
Height: about 2 m
Season of bloom: July
Growing Conditions: Part shade; moist soil.
Wildlife benefits: The thin-walled fruits are taken by many birds.
From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes
Remarks: The fruit is usually too dry and seedy for humans, but if you can find one that is perfectly grown, the flavour is delicious.
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