[Blackberries and Brambles of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Blackcap, Whitebark Raspberry

Rubus leucodermis

Synonyms: Melanobatus leucodermis, Rubus leucodermis var. bernardinus, Rubus leucodermis var. trinitatis, Rubus occidentalis var. leucodermis

 Blackcap, Whitebark Raspberry: Rubus leucodermis (Synonyms: Melanobatus leucodermis, Rubus leucodermis var. bernardinus, Rubus leucodermis var. trinitatis, Rubus occidentalis var. leucodermis)

Blackcap raspberry as seen near the parking lot at Catherine Creek, Columbia River Gorge............May 20, 2011.

Terminal end of an arching stem of Blackcap, Whitebark Raspberry: Rubus leucodermis (Synonyms: Melanobatus leucodermis, Rubus leucodermis var. bernardinus, Rubus leucodermis var. trinitatis, Rubus occidentalis var. leucodermis)

Flower and leaf of Blackcap, Whitebark Raspberry: Rubus leucodermis (Synonyms: Melanobatus leucodermis, Rubus leucodermis var. bernardinus, Rubus leucodermis var. trinitatis, Rubus occidentalis var. leucodermis) - Close-up sideview of a flower of Blackcap, Whitebark Raspberry: Rubus leucodermis (Synonyms: Melanobatus leucodermis, Rubus leucodermis var. bernardinus, Rubus leucodermis var. trinitatis, Rubus occidentalis var. leucodermis) - Close-up of a flower of Blackcap, Whitebark Raspberry: Rubus leucodermis (Synonyms: Melanobatus leucodermis, Rubus leucodermis var. bernardinus, Rubus leucodermis var. trinitatis, Rubus occidentalis var. leucodermis)

Additional close-up photos of blackcap raspberry as seen near the parking lot at Catherine Creek, Columbia River Gorge............May 20, 2011.

Developing fruits of Synonyms: Melanobatus leucodermis, Rubus leucodermis var. bernardinus, Rubus leucodermis var. trinitatis, Rubus occidentalis var. leucodermis

The maturing fruits of blackcap as seen along the Old Highway at Catherine Creek, Columbia River Gorge.................June 3, 2009.

Trifoliate leaves of Synonyms: Melanobatus leucodermis, Rubus leucodermis var. bernardinus, Rubus leucodermis var. trinitatis, Rubus occidentalis var. leucodermis

The trifoliate stem leaves of blackcap as seen along the Old Highway at Catherine Creek, Columbia River Gorge.................June 3, 2009.

Paul Slichter