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Rubus mollior is an uncommon North American species of brambles in the rose family. It grows in the central United States (Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas).[1][2]

Rubus mollior
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Rubus
R. mollior
Binomial name
Rubus mollior
L.H.Bailey 1945 not Gand. 1884

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.[3]


  1. ^ Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map
  2. ^ Bailey, Liberty Hyde 1945. Gentes Herbarum; Occasional Papers on the Kinds of Plants 5(9): 693–695, figure 312
  3. ^ Flora of North America, Rubus Linnaeus, 1754. Bramble

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