Chinese Bramble - Rubus tricolor

Description

A prostrate evergreen shrub with red-bristly shoots bearing glossy, shallowly lobed leaves, whitish beneath, and white flowers, followed by edible red fruit.

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Habitat

Occasionally planted and establishes well.

When to see it

Flowers in summer.

Life History

Evergreen shrub.

UK Status

Occasionally established in England and Wales.

VC55 Status

Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map