Rosa setigera

A large (easily 10') rambling rose, possibly introduced to Finger Lakes from slightly further west.

Seedling

Rosa setigera close up
The first true leaves are clearly Rosa, but it will be some time before the thorns give evidence of which native rose.
Freyda Black

Plant Information

Common Name(s): 
prairie rose
Ozark rose
Type: 
Native
Shrubs, Trees
Status: 
Rare in FL
Moisture: 
Moist
Light: 
Sun
Part Sun
Recommended for gardening
Showy fruit
Used in traditional 19th century gardens

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