Invasivory by the Numbers: Himalayan Blackberry

A few Himalayan blackberry numbers and some food for thought…

24 – States in the US with Himalayan blackberry invasions confirmed by the USDA

10 –Maximum length in meters a Himalayan blackberry stem grows in its first year

96 – Approximate calories in 1 cup of blackberries

27 – Market share (percentage) of US smartphone users who own a BlackBerry according to a recent Nielsen Company survey

236 – Additional species in the genus Rubus (the closest relatives to Himalayan blackberry) in North America

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