Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1254

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in disturbed areas, suburban borders. It is persistent after cultivation, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Alabama Invasive Plant Council, 2012
SC Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2014
US Forest Service Southern Research Station

 

LEAVES:
Semi-evergreen
Odd-pinnately compound: 5-9 leaflets
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black
Hip

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rosa bracteata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-11-005:
Rosa bracteata   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
McCartney Rose, Chickasaw Rose