West Highland Flora

Wild Raspberry


Rubus idaeus

 

Rubus idaeus

Photo Carl Farmer
18 Aug 2002 Portree, Skye

Common on waste ground and woodland edges.

Fruit diameter c 1 cm

ID: Upright little-branched shoots (canes) with straight prickles.

Other features: Leaves with 3-7 leaflets, white beneath.  Flowers white, 5-petalled, erect, sepals spreading.

 

Rubus idaeus

Photo Carl Farmer
14 May 2003 Portree, Skye
Top flower 15 mm across at widest (incl sepals)
 

Lower flower with white petals, upper has shed petals


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