Rubus fruticosus agg.

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaRosaceaeRubusRubus fruticosus agg.

Ecology

Deciduous or semi-evergreen shrubs of woods, scrub, banks, hedges, heaths and waste places. They can form dominant stands and although they have a very wide ecological tolerance they reach maximum vigour and diversity on acidic soils. They spread by bird-dispersed seeds, and by tip-rooting stems. 0?490 m (Harwood, Co. Durham).

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Southern-temperate element.

Atlas Change Index: -0.29

Weighted Changed Factor: -19

Weighted Change Factor Confidence (90%)

11

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000003328