This section is from the book "British Wild Flowers - In Their Natural Haunts Vol5-6", by A. R. Horwood. Also available from Amazon: A British Wild Flowers In Their Natural Haunts.
The habitat of this plant is heaths, moors, in sunny places. The habit is shrub-like. The stems are suberect, the leaves rather small, 6-lobed, finely, closely, and evenly toothed. The leaflets are greyish-green, very pale, felted beneath, the terminal leaflets egg-shaped, heart-shaped, with a long point. The panicle bears crowded, sickle-like prickles, stout at the base. The style and stamens are of about the same length. The fruiting sepals are loosely turned-back.
Rubus integribasis, P. F. Mueller. - The habitat of this species is sandy commons and stream borders. The habit is shrub-like. The stem is suberect, slender, high-arching. The leaves are only thinly hairy beneath. The leaflets are opaque above, the terminal leaflet inversely egg-shaped, or oval, with a blunt point. The panicle is loose, racemose, very narrow, with weak, declining prickles. The sepals are hairy and grey, or greyish-green externally. The plant flowers early.
The habitat of this species is woods and heaths, hedgebanks. The habit is trailing or prostrate, then ascending, rooting at the joints. The leaflets are inversely ovate to wedge-shaped, the stem-leaves with 3-5 leaflets, sometimes stalked, with the stipules entire or divided into 3 lobes. The flowers are large, yellow, few or solitary, 3/4 in. across. There are 4 or 5 petals. The achenes are netted. The plant is 6-15 in. long, and is in flower between June and September. It is a herbaceous perennial.
The habitat of this species is dry gravelly pastures and roadsides. The habit is prostrate and ascending. The plant is covered with closely pressed woolly, silvery, hairs (hence argentea). The root-stock is short and woody. The stems are slender, branched, leafy. The leaves are 5-lobed, fingerlike, stalked, the upper nearly stalkless. The leaflets are narrow, wedge-shaped, inversely egg-shaped, cut, toothed, white and downy below, with a rolled-back or bent-back margin, half-divided nearly to the base. The flowers are small, yellow, in more or less of a corymb, terminal. The flowering stems are annual at the end of the branches of the perennial rootstock. The receptacle is hairy. The achenes are smooth and hairless. The plant is 4-18 in. long, flowering from June to August, and is a herbaceous perennial.
The habitat of this plant is fields, dry pastures, waste places, cornfields. The habit is prostrate, or ascending, with hairy, branched stems, and leaves wedge-shaped below, or fan-shaped, divided into three nearly to the base. The stipules or leaflike organs are palmate, with lobes spreading from a common point. The yellowish-green flowers are in the axils and stalkless, and are hidden by the stipules. The calyx is 4-lobed. There are 1-3 achenes. The plant is small, 2-5 in. in height, flowering in May up till August, and is a herbaceous annual.