Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Semi-evergreen or deciduous shrub, shoot to 3 m long, somewhat climbing, nearly thornless (stems woolly, with minute prickles. Leaves alternate, compound, palmate, with 5-leaflets, each leaflet oblong-lanceolate to oblong, middle leaflet longest, 10-15 cm, 30-50 parallel vein pairs per leaflet, dentate, deep green above and "glossy silvery silky" below. Small, white flowers in short, axillary clusters. Fruit small, red or yellow.
- "The most beautiful leaves of any Rubus." Graham Stuart Thomas
- "One of the most beautiful plants of the entire genus." Gred Krussman
- lineatus: with lines or stripes, presumably referring to the appearance of the leaflets.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 9 Native to Himalayas and China
- Portland: Portland Classical Chinese Garden, NW 3rd & Everett.