Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Rubus fruticosus agg. - Bramble
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Rubus fruticosus agg.
© Paul Hackney
Rubus fruticosus agg.
© Stan Beesley
Rubus fruticosus agg.
© Graham Day
Rubus fruticosus agg.
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A very common scrambling thorny shrub of hedges and scrub, producing the familiar blackberry in early autumn. Actually a complex of species which differ from each other in degree of thorniness, shape of leaves, colour and size of petals and various other characteristics.

All names: Rubus fruticosus agg.