Photos of Rosa-palustris-~-swamp-rose

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Rosa palustris ~ swamp rose



  • OBL

  • Michigan C Value: 5

  • 7–9 Leaflets

  • the only true wetland rose

  • smooth leaf stalk

  • up to 6 feet tall (only other to get this tall is R. multiflora)

  • fruit with stalked glands

  • sharp thorns that latch on more than most other roses

  • hypanthicum has stalked glands

  • shrubby (not arching, vine–like)

  • up to nearly 2m tall

  • native

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