Rubus laciniatus

Alt Name
Parsley-leaved Bramble
Cut-leaf Bramble
Fern-leaved Bramble

A scrambling deciduous shrub with robust stems that have prickles. The leaves of Rubus laciniatus are easily distinguished from other brambles by their deeply-divided margins.

Photo ID?

Associated with cultivation but establishes and persists in the wild.

When to see it

Flowering in summer with berries ripening in autumn.

Life History

Deciduous shrub.

UK Status

Widespread but occasional in the wild in Britain.

VC55 Status

Uncommon or under recorded in the wild in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was only recorded in 1 of the 617 tetrads.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map