Plant Catalog - RUBUS URSINUS
A semi-deciduous shrub that forms a prickly, vining bramble. Green leaves are serrated, compound and divided into three leaflets. On female plants, spring flowers are followed by edible blackberry fruits that ripen from red to purple-black in summer. Fruit is variable, though blackberries are typically small, fragrant, tasty and sweet-tart. Attracts beneficial insects, pollinators and birds. Native to western North America, including California.
USDA zones: 5 - 10
Sunset zones: 1 - 24
Mature size: 5 - 20 feet high and wide
Light needs: full sun, filtered shade, full shade
Water needs: moderate to regular water