Rubus idaeus, SE: Hallon, Skogshallon, DE: Himbeere,
NL: Framboos, UK: Red Raspberry, European Raspberry, Framboise

Scientific name:  Rubus idaeus L.
Swedish name:  Hallon, Skogshallon
German name:  Himbeere
Nederlandse naam:  Framboos
English name:  Red Raspberry, European Raspberry, Framboise
Family:  Rosaceae, Rose family, Rosväxter

Flowers in Sweden

Life form:  Shrub
Stems:  Biennial stems or "canes" from its perennial root system; During first year, a new unbranched stem grows vigorously to its full height of about 150cm to about 250cm; Second year, the stem does not grow any taller, but produces several side shoots, which bear smaller leaves with three or five leaflets.
Leaves:  Leaves are green with large pinnate leaves having five or seven leaflets.
Flowers:  Five white petals
Flowering Period:  June, July
Fruits:  An aggregate of numerous drupelets around a central core. It is red, edible, sweet but tart-flavoured.
Habitat:  Throughout the country

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Derivation of the botanical name:
Rubus, bramble, - from ruber, red, an allusion to red dye obtained from fruits of some of the species.
idaeus, 'from Ida', which is a mountain in Asia Minor.
  • The standard author abbreviation L. is used to indicate Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, the father of modern taxonomy.

Flowers in Sweden

Rubus idaeus,Hallon, Skogshallon, Himbeere, Framboos, Red Raspberry, European Raspberry, Framboise