BSBI Bramble weekend Denbighshire 2016

Did you know there are over 300 different kinds of brambles in the UK and Ireland?  Here are some that I got to know on the BSBI 2016 Welsh bramble weekend:

Rubus vestitus

Rubus vestitus

Unnamed bramble in the vicinity of Rubus ulmifolius with lovely red styles

Unnamed bramble in the vicinity of Rubus ulmifolius with lovely red styles

Rubus lindleyanus showing off its pleated leaves

Rubus lindleyanus showing off its pleated leaves

Rubus incurvatus.  Note the pink filaments on the stamens

Rubus incurvatus. Note the pink filaments on the stamens

Rubus dentatifolius, the jagged leaf bramble

Rubus dentatifolius, the jagged leaf bramble

Rubus condensatus, new for Wales :D

Rubus condensatus, new for Wales 😀

Thanks to John Palmer for organising and to Dave Earl and Rob Randall, our expert batologists.

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