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5 petals of white or pink, sepals down-turned in fruit, 3cm wide.
The berries are commonly known as 'blackberries'. Dark purple to black aggregated seeded drupelets.
Compound leaves, 3 -7 toothed leaflets.
3 meters tall.
Tea can be made from the leaves. The shoots and berries are edible. The berries are soft, juicy and tasty and can be eaten raw, made into jelly, used in salads, or made into tea or cordial. The berries are high in fibre, manganese and vitamins A, C and K.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Bly, Brambleberry, Bramble-kite, Brameberry, Brombeere, Brummel, Caneberry, European Blackberry, Hindberry, Scaldhead, Shrubby Blackberry, Wild Blackberry.
Hedgerows, scrub, wasteland, woodland.