Rubus ulmifolius

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Rubus ulmifolius
Blackberries Rubus ulmifolius2.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Rubus
Species: R. ulmifolius
Binomial name
Rubus ulmifolius

Rubus ulmifolius is a species of wild blackberry known by the English common name elmleaf blackberry or thornless blackberry and the Spanish common name zarzamora. It is native to Europe and North Africa, and it is widely known elsewhere as an introduced species and sometimes a noxious weed.[2][3] It is a brambly shrub with compound leaves and small, white or pink flowers. The fruit is a blackberry.

Flower and buds


Subspecies include R. ulmifolius subsp. sanctus.


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