Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Rosa multiflora Thunb. ex Murray image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Stephen L. Solheim
Family Rosaceae
Rosa multiflora Thunb. ex Murray
multiflora rose
Rosa: ancient Latin name whose meaning has been lost
multiflora: many-flowered
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Status: Introduced - escaped; ecologically invasive and nuisance weed
Plant: arching, perennial, 5'-12' tall shrub forming dense clones, very prickly with curved thorns; stems bright green to reddish
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/2"-1 1/4" wide, sepals becoming deciduous; inflorescence of many stalked flowers in large, branched clusters (panicle
Fruit:red, smooth, berry-like hips
Leaf:pinnately-divided with 5-11 elliptical, toothed, leaflets to 1" long
Habitat: sun to partial shade; pastures, woods
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Rosa cathayensis (Rehder & E.H.Wilson) L.H.Bailey
Rosa multiflora Thunb. ex Murray var. cathayensis Rehder & E.H.Wilson

         
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