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Butcher's Broom

Observed: 13th March 2010 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Butcher's Broom (Ruscus aculeatus).13.3.10.Chichester Harbour
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Description:

Small shurb with spikey leaflet and small flowers and red berries

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Butcher's-broom (Ruscus aculeatus) interacts

Comments

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Great Shrub

I love this plant, It is supposed to be planted in my county and an ancient woodland indicator, the leaves are actually cladode and the plant is slow growing, It flowers in january and berries are uncommon

Colin Jacobs.
Wild Flower Society member
Norwich
Norfolk
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http://www.thewildflowersociety.com/