Blackberries in various states of ripeness

Blackberry

Blackberries - also known as brambles - are related to raspberries and the two plants have been crossed to produce hybrids such as the loganberry. Wild blackberries are a common feature of British hedgerows, woodlands and waste ground. In autumn their fruits are a source of food for thrushes, blackbirds and other animals.

Scientific name: Rubus fruticosus

Rank: Species

Common names:

Bramble

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Distribution

The Blackberry can be found in a number of locations including: Asia, Australia, China, Europe, North America, South America, United Kingdom, Wales, Ynys-hir nature reserve. Find out more about these places and what else lives there.

Habitats

The following habitats are found across the Blackberry distribution range. Find out more about these environments, what it takes to live there and what else inhabits them.

Behaviours

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Additional data source: Animal Diversity Web

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