Other NamesMarion Blackberry
The Marionberry cultivar, Rubus x 'Marion', is a USDA created cross between Ollalieberry, Rubus ursinus, and Chehalem Blackberry, Rubus x armeniaus. Both of those are hybrids as well, produced from crossing Raspberry with Blackberry, and Blackberry with Dewberry. Also known as Marion Blackberry.
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Before Washington, DC, had Marion Barry, Oregon had the marionberry
Across the country in Oregon, though, Marion Barry was never as famous as the marionberry, a delicious blackberry offshoot developed at Oregon State University and unveiled in 1956 — nine years before Marion Barry arrived in Washington from Memphis. The Week Magazine [ story ]
Former Washington Mayor Marion Berry dead at 78
(CNN) — Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry is dead, a hospital spokeswoman said early Sunday. He was 78. Barry was elected four times as the city's chief executive and was a council member for Washington's 8th ward at the time of his death. whnt.com [ story ]
Marion Berry, Former Washington DC Mayor, Dies at age 78
Man, whenever you talk about fallen heroes, make sure you remember Marion Berry as one of them. Last night, the former Washington D.C. mayor passed away at United Medical Center at 1:49 am, according to the Washington Post. Although his death had ... AllHipHop [ story ]