Rosa setigera Michx.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Rosa setigera Michx.

  • Description

    Species Description - Stems climbing 2–4 m, glabrous, sparsely armed with stout, decurved, basally flattened prickles, or occasionally unarmed; stipules very narrow, glandular-ciliate, the free tip lanceolate, spreading; petioles stipitate-glandular, sometimes sparsely prickly; lfls 3 or 5, firm, glossy dark green, glabrous and impressed-veiny above, paler and glabrous to subtomentose beneath, lanceolate to oblong- ovate, 3–10 cm, the lateral subsessile, the terminal long-stalked; pedicels, hypanthium, and sep stipitate- glandular; dioecious; fls numerous; sep soon reflexed, deciduous; pet usually pink, 2–3 cm; styles connate, protruding from the hypanthium; hips small, brown-green; 2n=14. Thickets and fence-rows; sw. Ont. and O. to Io. and Kans., s. to w. N.C., Ga., La., and Tex. (R. rubifolia)

  • Common Names

    climbing prairie-rose