purple stemmed and thorned bramble

purple stemmed and thorned bramble

Observation - purple stemmed and thorned bramble - UK and Ireland. Description: Bramble with purple stems, and large, also purple, thorns, growing at the edge of the Chester Canal. Is this Rubus armeniacus?

Bramble with purple stems, and large, also purple, thorns, growing at the edge of the Chester Canal. Is this Rubus armeniacus?