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Sawtooth Blackberry

Sawtooth Blackberry

Other Names

Florida Blackberry

Sawtooth Blackberry Facts

The binomial name for Sawtooth Blackberry is Rubus argutus. Another common name for Rubus argutus is Florida Blackberry. There are several other popular Blackberry species, including Rubus fruticosus, or Common Blackberry, Rubus ulmifolius, or Thornless Blackberry, and Rubus ursinus, or Trailing Blackberry.

Sawtooth Blackberry Farms

It may be possible to find any sawtooth blackberry farms near your location. We have built a map that will show all of the berry farms in our directory!

Sawtooth Blackberry Stories

Bittersweet Nightshade: Look, but Don't Taste
Bittersweet nightshade is a European native, and was probably initially brought here for medicinal purposes. Many birds are known to feed on nightshade berries without any ill effects, and once the plant gained a toehold in the New World, it spread ... New York Times [ story ]

Clintonia blue berries are beauts
Native Americans call August “the month when the berries are ripe,” and a feast it is for both man and beast if you know which ones to eat. Nightshade berries are a brilliant red in August, and although they look tempting, never eat them, for they are ... Mount Desert Islander [ story ]

Ask a Master Gardener: Dealing with deadly nightshade
A: The nightshade you describe (solanum dulcamara) is not actually very dangerous, but it is mildly toxic. The red berries that form after the flowers die are the most toxic part, especially when they're still green. They contain a substance called ... Duluth News Tribune [ story ]

Photo - Harry Cliffe - Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - University of Texas - Austin, Texas

Other Species

Common Blackberry
Thornless Blackberry
Trailing Blackberry

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