Tataramoa - Bush lawyer

Rubus cissoides

It is a very prickly scrambling liane is of lower stature. It is Indigenous and endemic and is frequently seen in the bushy areas. Fruit are edible.

It bears 3 radiating leathery very narrow, toothed and pointed leaflets which are reddish or greyish fuzzy on the underside.

NZCPN profile

Biodiversity enhancement

It is recommended to have a minimum of 5–6 species in one planting area. This creates a more resilient ecosystem in the long term.


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