Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2504

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Asia
Documented growing wild in - - -

Common north of Virginia

Look for it on coastal dunes, disturbed areas, cultivated and sometimes escaped, 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:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

 

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 5-9 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
Rose-purplish /White
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 rugosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rosa rugosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Rose, Rugosa Rose, Beach Rose