Rubus adscitus, Plymouth, Roborough Down

Rubus adscitus, Plymouth,  Roborough Down

Observation - Rubus adscitus, Plymouth, Roborough Down - UK and Ireland. Description: This bramble's distribution has its heartland in SW England although it can also be found southern England as far east as Norfolk. Also occurs in Ireland, Normandy and Brittany but scarce in Wales. R. adscitus is a member of series Vestiti in which the

This bramble's distribution has its heartland in SW England although it can also be found southern England as far east as Norfolk. Also occurs in Ireland, Normandy and Brittany but scarce in Wales.

R. adscitus is a member of series Vestiti in which the main characteristic is that the stems are conspicuously hairy. R. adscitus has leaves which are greyish-white felted beneath and it also has numerous stalked glands in the panicle.