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Rubus ictus is a rare North American species of flowering plants in the rose family. It is native to the southeastern United States, in the States of Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Georgia.[2][3]

Rubus ictus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Rubus
Species:
R. ictus
Binomial name
Rubus ictus
Synonyms[1]

Rubus agilis 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]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The Plant List, Rubus ictus L.H.Bailey
  2. ^ Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map
  3. ^ Bailey, Liberty Hyde. 1925. Gentes Herbarum; Occasional Papers on the Kinds of Plants 1(5): 231, figure 104.
  4. ^ Flora of North America, Rubus Linnaeus, 1754. Bramble