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Rubus fruticosus species aggregate
Plant Form: Scrambling shrub.
Size: Large dense thickets.
Stem: Up to 7 m long, covered in spines, green to purplish red.
Leaves: Compound with 3-5 leaflets, dark green above and lighter green below.
Flowers: White or pink with 5 petals, 2-3 cm in diameter.
Fruit and Seeds: Red to black cluster of berries, containing up to 40 seeds each.
Habitat: Gullies, riparian areas, paddocks, forests.
Distinguishing Features: Larger leaves with deeper green undersides than Native raspberry (Rubus parvifolius).