Bramble agg. - Rubus fruticosus agg.
There are hundreds of similar species of Bramble in this complex, which really require an expert to identify them. Our illustrations are shown to represent the group. Scrambling shrub, with long arching thorny branches that of root at the tip. Flowers white or pink 20 to 30 cm the edible fruit is the familiar Blackberry.
Waste ground, hedgerows, woodland, etc.
May to November.
Bramble is very common throughout Britain.
Very common as a group in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was sub-divided so no figure can be given.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015