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Blackberries on bush.jpg
Rubus fruticosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Rubus

Rubus is a genus of plants in the family Rosaceae. These plants have sharp prickles like roses. They include the raspberry, dewberry, and blackberry, and some other plants, such as the cloudberry.