Rubus parvifolius is a small deciduous, creeping shrub
inhabiting sunny sites in fields and mountains, with dense vellus
hairs and downward prickles on stems and branches. Leaves are of
alternate phyllotaxis, an 8-14cm-long pinnate compound leaf,
leaflets generally consist of one pair, and the terminal lobes are
in the shape of a diamond obovate, tips round, and with indented
biserrate margins. Flowers, red-purple, come on leaf axils or branch
tops and bloom facing upward; petals 5-7mm-long, obovate-shaped and
erect. The fruit is 1.5cm in diameter, spherical, and ripen in red.
Bloom time: May-June.