Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Rosaceae: Rose

Flowers of 5 parts and many stamens. Leaves alternate usually with stipules. Trees, shrubs, and herbs. Many with thorns.
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Flower Formula:  Sepals 5; Petals 5 Glossary

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Alchemilla
ladys'-mantle
1 Photo of Alchemilla Herb. Leaves not divided, large, kidney-shaped, lobed, grayish-green. Petals none. Images   Information
Aruncus
1 Photo of Aruncus Herb. Leaves 2-several times 3-parted. Flowers tiny, whitish-green. Images   Information
Sanguisorba
burnet
1 Photo of Sanguisorba Herb. Leaves 1 time pinnately divided. Flower red, with no petals, in roundish heads. Images   Information
Comarum
1 Photo of Comarum Herb. Leaves pinnate or palmately divided, toothed most with 5 leaflets. Flower dark maroon. Found in bogs Images   Information
Geum
avens
11 Photo of Geum Herb. Leaves different in shape, lower pinnate to 3-parted to not divided near the top; end leaflet often larger than others. Flowers white, yellow, or purple. Fruit with hairs or hooks. Images   Information
Agrimonia
agrimony, cocklebur, harvest-lice
4 Photo of Agrimonia Herb. Leaves 1 time pinnately divided into same sized leaflets. Flowers yellow or white. Fruit balls with hooked bristles. Images   Information
Argentina
silver-weed
1 Photo of Argentina Herb. Leaves pinnately divided into unequal number of leaflets, silvery, toothed. Flower yellow. Found on sandy beaches. Images   Information
Duchesnea
1 Photo of Duchesnea Herb. Leaves divided, nearly all alike in shape, toothed. Flower yellow. Fruit inedible berry. Images   Information
Fragaria
strawberry
2 Photo of Fragaria Herb. Leaves divided, nearly all alike in shape, toothed. Flower white. Fruit edible berry. Images   Information
Potentilla
cinquefoil, five-fingers
9 Photo of Potentilla Herb. Leaves pinnately or palmately divided, toothed most with 5 leaflets. Flower yellow. Fruit small, hard, 1 seeded Images   Information
Waldsteinia
1 Photo of Waldsteinia Herb. Leaves 3-parted, lobed and toothed, narrowing at base. Flower yellow. Fruit small, hard, 1 seeded. Images   Information
Filipendula
meadowsweet
2 Photo of Filipendula Herb. Leaves 1 time pinnately divided, large. Flowers small, white or pink, in large branched clusters. Images   Information
Chaenomeles
flowering quince
1 Photo of Chaenomeles Tree. Leaves not divided. Flowers orange-red. Images   Information
Cotoneaster
1 Photo of Cotoneaster Shrub. Leaves not divided, oval. Fruit dark berry. Images   Information
Pentaphylloides
cinquefoil
1 Photo of Pentaphylloides Shrub. Leaves pinnately divided into usually 5-7 parts. Stems reddish. Bogs, meadows, shores. Images   Information
Rosa
brier, rose
20 Photo of Rosa Shrub. Leaves pinnately divided. Flowers often showy, large, spreading. Fruit several seeded, inflated, often red "hip". Usually thorny. Images   Information
Spiraea
bridal-wreath
3 Photo of Spiraea Shrub. Leaves not divided. Flowers small, white or pink in dense, branched clusters. No thorns. Images   Information
Sorbaria
false spiraea
1 Photo of Sorbaria Shrub. Leaves pinnately divided. Flower white, in dense clusters. Images   Information
Sorbus
mountain-ash
3 Photo of Sorbus Tree. Leaves pinnately divided. Flower white, in round or flattened cluster. Fruit showy red berries. Images   Information
Sibbaldiopsis
1 Photo of Sibbaldiopsis Shrub. Leaves palmately 3-parted mostly near the base. Flowers white. Images   Information
Rubus
blackberry, bramble
59 Photo of Rubus Herb or shrub. Leaves either divided or not, lobed. Usually with thorns. Fruit multi-seeded berry. Images   Information
Physocarpus
ninebark
3 Photo of Physocarpus Shrub. Leaves not divided, lobed. Flower white, head rounded cluster. No thorns. Bark peeling. Images   Information
Rhodotypos
jet-bead, White kerria
1 Photo of Rhodotypos Shrub. Leaves not divided, opposite. Flowers white. Images   Information
Prunus
cherry, plum
11 Photo of Prunus Tree or shrub. Leaves not divided. Fruit 1-seeded berry. Images   Information
Pyrus
pear
1 Photo of Pyrus Tree or shrub. Leaves not divided, toothless. Flowers not racemes. Not thorny. Fruit pear. Images   Information
Aronia
chokeberry
2 Photo of Aronia Tree or shrub. Leaves not divided. Flowers not in racemes. Not thorny. Images   Information
Malus
apple
4 Photo of Malus Tree or shrub. Leaves not divided, toothless. Flowers not racemes. Not thorny. Fruit apple. Images   Information
Crataegus
hawthorn, red haw, thorn-apple
51 Photo of Crataegus Tree or shrub. Leaves not divided. Flowers not racemes. Usually thorny. Fruit small. Images   Information
Amelanchier
Juneberry, serviceberry, shadbush
8 Photo of Amelanchier Tree or shrub. Leaves not divided. Flowers in racemes. No thorns. Images   Information


         
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