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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What's Behind Oregon's Marionberry Mania?
The marionberry, a cross between Chehalem and Olallie blackberries, was bred at Oregon State University as part of a berry-developing partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture that dates back to the early 1900s. It's named for Marion County ... NPR [ story ]
What Is a Marionberry?
One of the most in-demand berries of the season is one you probably can't get in your hometown. Meet the marionberry—a large, round, blackberry that's a cross between the chehalem and olallieberry breeds. It's known as the "Cabernet of blackberries ... Food & Wine [ story ]
Oregon Health Authority Finds High Pesticide Levels in Batches of “Dr. Jack” and “Marion Berry” Cannabis
The alert is concerning dried flower marijuana that New Leaf, a medical marijuana dispensary located at 3325 NE Riverside Drive in McMinnville, sold under the strain names Dr. Jack, batch number G6J0051-02, and Marion Berry, batch number G6J0051-01. Willamette Week [ story ]