Salmonberry Photo Gallery
Can I eat Salmonberry?
Salmonberries are edible can be eaten raw, made in jam, caddies or wine. Native Americans traditionally ate them with Salmon.
Salmonberries (Rubus spectabilis) thrive from the Pacific Northwest along the coast through Alaska. They are often seen along low-lying streambeds or moist forest floors. They require a fair amount of water and sunshine.
Salmonberries (Rubus spectabilis) are a shrub that can grow as high as 9 ft. It has reddish-purple blooms and thick, bright showy foliage. Its edible berries have a similar structure to raspberries (fruit pulls away from receptacle) and resembles a blackberry. If conditions are right; Salmonberries can form a nearly impenetrable thicket. Their fruit is an incredibly important source of food for a wide variety wildlife and was also used heavily by Native American Tribes.