Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Rubus fissus Lindley - bramble - Rosaceae
Rubus fissus
(Map updated: March 2008)

One of a small group of species which comprise the so-called suberect brambles. In origin they are ancient hybrids between the true brambles or blackberries and the raspberry (Rubus idaeus). R. fissus is a rare and declining plant of cut-over peat bogs.

All names: Rubus fissus Lindley; Rubus fastigiatus sensu Lindley, non Weihe & Nees; Rubus rogersii E.F.Linton