Species Detail

Rubus flagellaris Willd.; R. enslenii Tratt.
Northern dewberry; Southern Dewberry bush


Scientific Name:  
Rubus flagellaris Willd.; R. enslenii Tratt.
Common Name:  
Northern dewberry; Southern Dewberry bush
Myaamia Name:  
mankaalakiinkweemiĊĦa
Uses:  
Food
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Undetermined
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Undetermined

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Rubus flagellaris Willd.; R. enslenii Tratt.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Description  A vining plant growing close to the ground. It looks like a blackberry; only shorter and fatter; almost round; with little seeds
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  "mangalakingwamina; dewberry; ie. big-eyed berry
No Reference Specified Use - Food  berries picked and eaten. Sugar was put on them and they were eaten like canned fruit
No Reference Specified Use - Food  traditional crop. In the traditional story of Young Thunder William Pecongah; he describes the crops he had growing on his land 160 acres of reserve in central Indiana. "There I planted corn; wheat; potatoes; peas; tobacco; beans; apple trees; pumpkins; watermelons; cucumbers; onions; hay; straw; gooseberries; raspberries; blackberries; currants; turnips; tomatoes; pawpaws; cherries; strawberries; plums; blackhaws; peaches; walnut trees; pecans; hickory nuts; barley and rye."
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  "managaraking8eminiki; grosses meures de haye"; big eyed berry
No Reference Specified Use - Food  harvested and used to make pies; jelly and on ice cream
Botanical Sources  
Rubus flagellaris Willd.; R. enslenii Tratt.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   R. flagellaris occurs on rocky ledges; cliffs and disturbed sites in eastern Miami lands. R. enslenii occurs oak-hickory woods in eastern and western Miami lands
Related Sources  
Rubus flagellaris Willd.; R. enslenii Tratt.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   The Miami name for this plant probably refers to Rubus flagellaris; northern dewberry; or R. enslenii; southern dewberry
No Reference Specified   Shawnee collected this plant