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HSA Webinar: The Brambles: Sorting through the Thicket of Rubus Terminology

Originally posted on The Herb Society of America Blog:
By Jen Munson, Education Chair Brambles…hmmm…Rubus: The International Herb Association’s (IHA) Herb of the Year™ 2020…hmmm, not necessarily a tactile herb you want to scratch and sniff, or roll between your fingers to enjoy. Regardless, it is one that definitely evokes vivid memories. Growing up we had a red raspberry patch,…

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Raspberry, Herb of the Year and Herb of the Month: History and Lore

Originally posted on The Herb Society of America Blog:
By Pat Greathead Raspberry, Rubus spp., is the International Herb Association’s Herb of the YearTM for 2020 and The Herb Society of America’s Herb of the Month for January (Brambles). The genus Rubus includes both the red and black raspberry and the blackberry as well as almost 700 other species. Rubus…

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