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Is this a raspberry?

Posted by ohju1ia N. GA (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 23, 13 at 20:13

I found this growing near my garden, about 2 feet away from a raspberry cane that failed to grow earlier this year. I'm in the Appalachian Foothills of North Georgia. I was wondering if it is a raspberry vine or something. Else.


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RE: Is this a raspberry?

Here's the picture of the bottom of the cane


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RE: Is this a raspberry?

It looks like blackberry.


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RE: Is this a raspberry?

Agreed. The size and spacing of the thorns remind me of the Obsidian blackberry, although yours could be another variety or just a wild seedling.

Raspberries are mostly thornless, may develop some fine small prickles near the base when mature.


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RE: Is this a raspberry?

i have raspberry and black berry and the leaves look more like my blackberry plants.


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RE: Is this a raspberry?

I've noticed that blackberries tend to have angular stems and raspberries don't.


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