OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Rosa bracteata   FAMILY Rosaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rosa bracteata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rosa bracteata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-11-005:
Rosa bracteata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rosa bracteata

 

COMMON NAME:
McCartney Rose, Chickasaw Rose


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image of Rosa bracteata, McCartney Rose, Chickasaw Rose

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

        

image of Rosa bracteata, McCartney Rose, Chickasaw Rose

JK Marlow    jkm0406g_08

June    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

image of Rosa bracteata, McCartney Rose, Chickasaw Rose

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.


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image of Rosa bracteata, McCartney Rose, Chickasaw Rose

JK Marlow    jkm060605_006

June    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

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

image of Rosa bracteata, McCartney Rose, Chickasaw Rose

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, McCartney Rose, Chickasaw Rose

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, McCartney Rose, Chickasaw Rose

JK Marlow    jkm190608_9085

June    Greenville County    SC

image of Rosa bracteata, McCartney Rose, Chickasaw Rose

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, McCartney Rose, Chickasaw Rose

JK Marlow    jkm0507a_35

July    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

image of Rosa bracteata, McCartney Rose, Chickasaw Rose

JK Marlow    s050830_b

August    Greenville County    SC

Roadside

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Rosa bracteata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rosa bracteata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rosa bracteata

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-11-005:
Rosa bracteata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Rosa bracteata

 

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1254

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: China

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: Disturbed areas, suburban borders, 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:

 

IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Stems armed with many small prickles along the internodes

LEAVES:
Semi-evergreen
Odd-pinnately compound: 5-9 leaflets
Alternate
Stipules conspicuous, pectinate, mostly adnate to the petiole

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Black
Hip

 

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