Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1264

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: east Asia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it on roadbanks, railroad embankments, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

map
To see a detailed map, click here

 

LEAVES:
Semi-evergreen
Odd-pinnately compound: 7-9 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pink/ White
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 luciae   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rosa wichuraiana   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-11-004:
Rosa wichuraiana   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Memorial Rose, Dorothy Perkins Rose, Lucie Rose


Click or hover over the thumbnails to see larger pictures.

image of Rosa luciae

JK Marlow    jkm0305w_20

May    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

Leaflets 5-9, lustrous, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide.

image of Rosa luciae

JK Marlow    jkm0305w_25

May    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

image of Rosa luciae

Roxanna Martin    rlm51411_72

May    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Rosa luciae

Roxanna Martin    rlm51411_74

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Flowers 1.5-2.5cm in diameter, petals single or double, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Rosa luciae

Roxanna Martin    rlm51411_81

May    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Rosa luciae

Roxanna Martin    rlm5711_121

May    Spartanburg County    SC

Sepals triangular-lanceolate, acuminate, glabrous to puberulent, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Rosa luciae

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_rosa_wichurianaa

July