Rubus bifrons

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Rubus bifrons
Rubus bifrons - Botanischer Garten, Frankfurt am Main - DSC02471.JPG
Rubus bifrons - Botanischer Garten, Frankfurt am Main - DSC02472.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Rubus
Species: R. bifrons
Binomial name
Rubus bifrons
Vest 1821

Rubus bifrons is a European species of flowering plant in the rose family. It is widespread across much of Europe[1] and naturalized in scattered parts of North America.[2] It is sometimes considered to include the species R. armeniacus.[3]

Rubus bifrons is a spiny shrub up to 50 cm (20 inches) tall. Stems are biennial, arching, sometimes creeping. Leaves are palmately compound with 3 or 5 leaflets. Flowers are white or pink, in large arrays at the ends of branches, sometimes containing as many as 100 flowers. Fruits are black.[3]