Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1261

Subshrub; Woody vine
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia, or some portions thereof
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it on streambanks, in pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 3(5) leaflets
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
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 setigera   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rosa setigera   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-11-001:
Rosa setigera   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Climbing Prairie Rose


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picture of Rosa setigera, image of Rosa setigera

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_rose2_001_lvd

        

picture of Rosa setigera, image of Rosa setigera

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / US Forest Service    pnd_rose2_003_lvd

        

picture of Rosa setigera, image of Rosa setigera

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_rose2_005_lvd

        

picture of Rosa setigera, image of Rosa setigera

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_rosa_setigera_2

May        

Tolerant of a wide range of moisture conditions from moist to drought, per Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee.

picture of Rosa setigera, image of Rosa setigera

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_r_setigera_mchx_6

June        

The 5 wide petals are about 1" long and notched at the tip, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.