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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rosa rugosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rosa rugosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Rose, Rugosa Rose, Beach Rose


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image of Rosa rugosa, Japanese Rose, Rugosa Rose, Beach Rose

JK Marlow    jkm130904_730

September    Washington County    ME

Hip dark red, 2-2.5cm in diameter, smooth, with persistent erect sepals, per Flora of China.

image of Rosa rugosa, Japanese Rose, Rugosa Rose, Beach Rose

JK Marlow    jkm130904_732

September    Washington County    ME

Leaves with 7-9 leaflets. Leaflets 1-2", wrinkled above, per Wildflowers in the Field and Forest.

image of Rosa rugosa, Japanese Rose, Rugosa Rose, Beach Rose

JK Marlow    jkm130904_739

September    Washington County    ME

Petals purple-red, dark pink, or white, obovate, apex emarginate, per Flora of China.

image of Rosa rugosa, Japanese Rose, Rugosa Rose, Beach Rose

JK Marlow    jkm130904_750

September    Washington County    ME

Styles free, slightly exserted, much shorter than stamens, per Flora of China.

image of Rosa rugosa, Japanese Rose, Rugosa Rose, Beach Rose

JK Marlow    jkm130909_246

September    Knox County    ME

Farnsworth Museum

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Rosa rugosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Rosa rugosa

 

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2504

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native: Asia

Waif(s)

Habitat: 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:

 

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

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 5-9 leaflets
Alternate
Stipules conspicuous, persistent, & adnate to the petiole

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rose-purplish /White
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
Numerous stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Hip

 

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