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Rubus exeter is a rare North American species of flowering plant in the rose family. It has been found only in the north-central United States (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana). [2][3]

Rubus exeter
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Rubus
R. exeter
Binomial name
Rubus exeter

Rubus exter L.H.Bailey

The genetics of Rubus is extremely complex, so that it is difficult to decide on which groups should be recognized as species. There are many rare species with limited ranges such as this. Further study is suggested to clarify the taxonomy.[4]


  1. ^ The Plant List, Rubus exter L.H.Bailey
  2. ^ Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map
  3. ^ Bailey, Liberty Hyde. 1947. Gentes Herbarum; Occasional Papers on the Kinds of Plants 7(3): 228, figure 72
  4. ^ Flora of North America, Rubus Linnaeus, 1754. Bramble