BCP/Rosa palustris


Rosa palustris

Flowering branch

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Profile for Rosa palustris (Swamp Rose)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Suckering, layering shrub
Flowers:5 pink petals, yellow anthers are numerous and showy
Foliage:Pinnately compound
Stem:Thorny, thorns traight or slightly curved
Scent:Strong, clove-like scent
Growing Conditions:Wet soils
Fruit:Hairy red drupes
Life Cycle: Perennial shrub
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Regional data:
Southeastern Pennsylvania: (native) June, July

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This page is a profile for the plant species Rosa palustris, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.