Blackberry plants are very rewarding to own. You can reproduce them from cuttings, and they come back every single year! They produce very attractive white flowers, which are an amazing sight to behold. Buying one plant can serve you the rest of your life. They are throny, so please be careful handling them, and make sure that you wear gloves. The scientific name for this species is Rubus allegheniensis, and its the variety that grows in North America.