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Rubus wheeleri
Scientific classification
Genus:
Rubus
Species:
wheeleri
Synonyms
  • Rubus semisetosus var. wheeleri L.H.Bailey 1932
  • Rubus compos L.H.Bailey
  • Rubus fassettii L.H.Bailey
  • Rubus fulleri L.H.Bailey
  • Rubus potis L.H.Bailey
  • Rubus rotundior (L.H.Bailey) L.H.Bailey
  • Rubus rowleei L.H.Bailey
  • Rubus setosus var. rotundior L.H.Bailey
  • Rubus univocus L.H.Bailey

Rubus wheeleri a North American species of brambles in the rose family. It grows in eastern and central Canada (Qu├ębec and Ontario) and the northern United States (New York, Michigan, and Indiana).

The genetics of Rubus is extremely complex, so that it is difficult to decide on which groups should be recognized as species. There are many rare species with limited ranges such as this. Further study is suggested to clarify the taxonomy.

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