Botany Photo of the Day Rubus nutkanus

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Rubus nutkanus? For those familiar with this species, you’ll probably be wondering what justifies the change in name of thimbleberry from Rubus parviflorus. Rubus parviflorus is a head-scratchingly deceptive name for this entity: parviflorus means “small-flowered”, yet this species actually has some of the largest flowers within Rubus. This wouldn’t justify the change in name, […]

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