Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Rosa palustris Marshall image
Photographer: Matthew L. Wagner           

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black
Family Rosaceae
Rosa palustris Marshall
swamp rose
Rosa: ancient Latin name whose meaning has been lost
palustris: "of marshes"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, to 7' tall shrub with many branches; stems with downward curving, stout thorns usually only near the nodes
Flower: pink, 5-parted, 1 1/2"-2 1/3" wide, sepals becoming deciduous; inflorescence solitary or in small, wide clusters (corymbs) of stalked flowers
Fruit:red, smooth, berry-like hips
Leaf:pinnately-divided with usually 7 finely-toothed leaflets
Habitat: swamps, marshes, streambanks
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Rosa carolina L. var. inermis Regel
Rosa dasistema Raf.
Rosa floridana Rydb.
Rosa lancifolia Small
Rosa palustris Marshall f. inermis (Regel) W.H.Lewis
Rosa palustris Marshall var. dasistema (Raf.) E.J.Palmer & Steyerm.

         
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