Trailing, thornless, freely rooting, leafy stems and short erect stems bearing 1 leaf and 1-2 white flowers.
Rubus comes from the Roman word for “bramble”; species of this large and complicated genus are more often shrubs or formidable patches of thorny brambles than low creepers. There are perhaps 15 Rubus species throughout the West, variously called blackberries, raspberries, or thimbleberries. Through hybridization and selection, many horticultural varieties have improved the berries. However, berries found in the wild are equally sweet, juicy, and flavorful.
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Removal of bramble under live oaks and replacing with groundcover
September 26, 2007
We have several large live oaks on the front of our 12 acre property in Hockley, Texas. Under and around each oak is an extensive amount of bramble which we would like to remove so that we can enjoy ...
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