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


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image of Rosa bracteata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_robr_001_lvd

        

image of Rosa bracteata

JK Marlow    jkm0406g_08

June    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

image of Rosa bracteata

JK Marlow    jkm060605_001

June    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

Five white petals 2.5-3.5cm long; stamens and pistils numerous, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE Cherokee Rose and McCartney Rose

image of Rosa bracteata

JK Marlow    jkm060605_006

June    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

Sepals lanceolate, acuminate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Rosa bracteata

JK Marlow    jkm060605_008

June    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

Twigs hairy, stipitate-glandular, with strong curved prickles, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

image of Rosa bracteata

JK Marlow    jkm060605_014

June    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

Thorns curved and puberulent, flattened, broad-based, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Rosa bracteata

JK Marlow    s060623_a

June    Greenville County    SC

Leaflets 5-9. Twigs hairy with strong recurved prickles, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

image of Rosa bracteata

JK Marlow    jkm0507a_35

July    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

image of Rosa bracteata

JK Marlow    s050830_b

August    Greenville County    SC

Roadside