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Comment: Beware the Armenian Bramble

By - Roger Morris

The Armenian or Himalayan Bramble Rubus armeniacus was first introduced to our gardens for the abundance of large fruit that it produces, but has since escaped into the wider countryside with worrying consequences. Roger Morris, who fears this plant will be as problematic as Japanese Knotweed, describes how to recognise the Armenian Bramble and shares his observations regarding its control.  

Brambles Rubus fruticosus agg. are fascinat­ing plants. They are remarkably diverse in form, and not only do their prickles protect against grazing but they also aid the bramble’s spread and ascent into tree canopies.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist