Elm Leaf Blackberry scientific name Rubus ulmifolius is a species of wild blackberry native to Western Europe, from the Netherlands south to Spain, Portugal, Britain and Ireland.
It has been introduced widely in Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
It is invasive and a problem in some area where It colonises.
It is a species of flower plant belonging to the Rubus L. genus and Rosaceae family.
Elm leaf blackberry is a brambly spreading semi-deciduous shrub that grows to almost 17 feet tall, sometimes with spines but not always.
The plant is found growing in forests, riparian habitats, freshwater wetlands, woodland garden.
The plant prefers well-drained humid, acid or underlying soils.
Stems are low-arching and interlacing, distinctly whitish becoming reddish, sharply angled.
The Elm leaf Blackberries have many incredible benefits. They have anti-inflammatory properties.
Blackberries can be used to treat diseases such as arthritis or osteoarthritis.
They are antioxidants and help combat free radicals.
Its antioxidant property stimulates the purification of toxins.
Blackberries are very beneficial for the skin, as well as care to the circulatory system.
Eating this fruit detoxes the body optimally and naturally.