Rubus idaeus
(Raspberry, Red Raspberry)
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 (Raspberry, Red Raspberry)
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Raspberry, Red Raspberry
Raspberry, Red Raspberry
Habitat: Dry rocky slopes. Foothills to Montane. Often along dirt roads in sunny areas in the mountains.

Edibility: Edible

Color: Red

Edible berries usually fruiting in August and September. You can find steep hillsides covered with them. They are one of the easiest edible berries to identify. The berries can be used to make jams and jellies. Medicinal Teas can also be made from the leaves of the raspberry plant. Raspberries are high in vitamin C. Raspberries can also help prevent gum disease. Berries begin fruiting around August and last until the first freezes in September.

Related Species:
Wood Strawberry | |