Is this a raspberry?

ohju1iaOctober 23, 2013

I found this growing near my garden, about 2 feet away from a raspberry cane that failed to grow earlier this year. I'm in the Appalachian Foothills of North Georgia. I was wondering if it is a raspberry vine or something. Else.

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ohju1ia

Here's the picture of the bottom of the cane

    Bookmark   October 23, 2013 at 8:15PM
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Konrad___far_north(3..just outside of Edmonton)

It looks like blackberry.

    Bookmark   October 23, 2013 at 11:30PM
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larry_gene

Agreed. The size and spacing of the thorns remind me of the Obsidian blackberry, although yours could be another variety or just a wild seedling.

Raspberries are mostly thornless, may develop some fine small prickles near the base when mature.

    Bookmark   October 24, 2013 at 12:03AM
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treedan

i have raspberry and black berry and the leaves look more like my blackberry plants.

    Bookmark   October 24, 2013 at 1:53PM
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calliope(6)

I've noticed that blackberries tend to have angular stems and raspberries don't.

    Bookmark   October 25, 2013 at 5:02PM
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