[Blackberries, Brambles and Raspberries: The Genus Rubus West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Himalayan Blackberry

Rubus bifrons

Synonyms: Rubus armeniacus, Rubus discolor, Rubus procerus

Himalayan Blackberry: Rubus bifrons (Synonyms: Rubus armeniacus, Rubus discolor, Rubus procerus)

Himalayan blackberry in bloom at Bay Ocean Spit at the western edge of Tillamook Bay, Oregon coast.........June 13, 2010.

Flowers of Himalayan Blackberry: Rubus bifrons (Synonyms: Rubus armeniacus, Rubus discolor, Rubus procerus) - Ripening fruit of Himalayan Blackberry: Rubus bifrons (Synonyms: Rubus armeniacus, Rubus discolor, Rubus procerus)

Flowers and ripening fruits of the himalayan blackberry as seen along the Springwater Trail about one mile east of Gresham, OR..............September 6, 2010.

Himalayan Blackberry: Rubus bifrons (Synonyms: Rubus armeniacus, Rubus discolor, Rubus procerus)

Fruit of himalayan blackbery as seen at the parking area for Bay Ocean Spit, west side of Tillamook Bay, Oregon coast............August 7, 2013.

Himalayan Blackberry: Rubus bifrons (Synonyms: Rubus armeniacus, Rubus discolor, Rubus procerus)

Late blooming himalayan blackberries as seen along the Fort to Sea Trail in Lewis & Clark National Historic Park..........October 27, 2017.

Paul Slichter