Page author: David Giblin
Morus alba
white mulberry

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho, also from the Great Plains eastward to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Riparian corridors of rivers and streams, and other open disturbed areas where moist to wet.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Introduced from Asia

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Morus alba L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 986. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Morus alba L. var. tatarica (L.) Ser.
Morus tatarica L.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Morus alba in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Morus alba checklist entry

OregonFlora: Morus alba information

E-Flora BC: Morus alba atlas page

CalPhotos: Morus alba photos

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