Rubus parviflorus
  • Hul’qumi’num Name: t’uqwum’
  • Description: Deciduous shrub up to 3m, with soft, fuzzy palmate leaves, large white flowers, and delicious thimble-shaped red berries.
  • Habitat: Moist sites in part-shade to full sun.
  • Harvest: Soft red berries ripen continuously from mid to late summer.
  • Edibility: Berries are best eaten fresh, but also make tasty jams and baked goods.
  • Fun Fact: Thimbleberry is closely related to raspberries, blackberries, and salmonberries, but is soft and free of sharp prickles. The leaves make great toilet paper.

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