Latin Name:

Rubus fruticosus

Manx Name:



June - September

Locations where this species is found:
Slieau Whallian Calf Sound Silverdale Glen Chibbanagh Port Soderick Silverburn River Niarbyl Glen Maye South Barrule Archallagan Bradda Head Ballannette Glen Mooar Glen Helen Glen Auldyn Groudle Glen Clypse and Kerrowdhoo Langness Port St Mary Glen Rushen Maughold Ballaugh Curraghs Conrhenny Plantation Calf of Man Ayres

Blackberry bushes or "brambles" can be found in hedgerows all over the island. In late summer, these untidy-looking flowers give way to blackberries.

The Manx name for blackberry is "Seneyr".

In folklore, blackberries were often planted on graves to prevent the dead from rising.
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