Rubus saxatilis , SE: Stenbär, jungfrubär, stenhallon,
DE: Steinbeere, NL: Steenbraam, UK: Stone Bramble

Scientific name:  Rubus saxatilisL.
Swedish name:  Stenbär, jungfrubär, stenhallon
German name:  Steinbeere
Nederlandse naam:  Steenbraam
English name:  Stone Bramble
Family:  Rosaceae, Rose Family, Rosväxter

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Life form:  Perennial herb
Stems:  Height 20–60 cm; covered with minute needle-like prickles
Leaves:  Trefingrade, compound with three leaflets
Flowers:  Inflorescence corymbs or clusters with 3-10 flowers; white petals
Flowering Period:  June
Fruits:  Spherical fruit is red and 1–1.5 mm in diameter, and contains large stones
Habitat:  All types of forests
Distribution:  Throughout the country

Rubus saxatilis, Stenbär, jungfrubär, stenhallon, Steinbeere, Steenbraam, Stone Bramble

Derivation of the botanical name:
Rubus, bramble, - from ruber, red, an illusion to red dye obtained from fruits of some species.
saxatilis, saxum, rock, stone.
  • The standard author abbreviation L. is used to indicate Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, the father of modern taxonomy.

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