* Shrub arching, with canes which do not root at the tips.
* Leaves compound or feather-compound,
with 3-7 leaflets, 3-10".
* Leaflets elliptical, toothed, whitened beneath.
* Fruits red, soft, not shiny, compound, with a hollow center.
* Height: To 6'.
* Flowers May - July.
* Fruits June - October.
* Habitat: Thickets, meadow and wood edges, areas that have been disturbed
by fire or logging.
* Range: Southern Canada and northern United States.
* Humans join the ranks of raspberry-eating animals; the Indians and
the pioneers ate them with pleasure. Served with sugar and cream, made
into jam, put on cakes and in pies, they are delicious. Now, raspberry-scented
perfumes and bath products crowd the shelves of cosmetics shops. Nature
enters our lives in yet another way...