Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1257

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in pastures, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 5-7 leaflets
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Hip

 

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

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

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rosa rubiginosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-11-008 & 9:
Rosa eglanteria   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (1968)
Rosa micrantha

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Rosa rubiginosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Sweetbriar Rose, Eglantine Rose