OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rosa canina   FAMILY Rosaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rosa canina   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-11-010:
Rosa canina   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Dog Rose


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Rosa canina   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rosa canina   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-11-010:
Rosa canina   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

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1255

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in pastures, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

full sun

IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems armed with many small prickles along the internodes

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 5-7 leaflets
Alternate
Stipules conspicuous, with gland-tipped serrations (not glandular-ciliate)

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pink
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Hip

 

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