Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Read more about Dog Rose at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 9 (2014)
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-11-010:
Rosa canina FAMILY Rosaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 9
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Habitat: Pastures, old fields, fencerows, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora
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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems armed with many small prickles along the internodes
Odd-pinnately compound: 5-7 leaflets
Stipules conspicuous, with gland-tipped serrations (not glandular-ciliate)
5 united sepals
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast (Foote & Jones, 1989) p069
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide (Lance, 2004) p302
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