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 ]
Hagel Steps Down, RIP Marion Berry, Remember Tamir Rice
Tamir Rice, 12, was shot and killed by Cleveland police over the weekend. An investigation is underway. Meanwhile, Brooklyn is mourning the death of 28-year-old Akai Gurley, who was shot and killed by a rookie police officer in what the department is ... ColorLines magazine [ story ]
Former DC Mayor Marion Berry dies
On October 12 Kirsti and Jason Kinkle welcomed their daughter, Kiira, into the world. The next day they learned their daughter had a rare disease that makes skin-to-skin contact almost impossible.More >>. On October 12 Kirsti and Jason Kinkle welcomed ... WZVN-TV [ story ]