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Snow raspberry
Scientific classification
  • Cardiobatus nivalis (Douglas ex Hook.) Greene

Rubus nivalis, commonly known as snow raspberry, is a species of flowering plant in the rose family. It is native to northwestern North America: British Columbia, Washington, Idaho, and far northern California.

Rubus nivalis is a small, prickly shrub up to 15 cm (6 inches) tall, with stems creeping along the ground. Leaves are evergreen, sometimes simple (non-compound) but sometimes compound with 3 leaflets. Flowers are pink or magenta. Fruit is red with only 3-10 drupelets.

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