Rosa rugosa

 

Rosa_rugosa_Tokyo

Common Names Salt Marsh Rose
Family Rosaceae
Vegetative Zone Secondary Dunes
Plant Status
Life Span
Height  3-6 ft.
Flowering Period  Late Summer/Early Fall
Fruiting Period  Late Summer/Early Fall
Distribution  Eastern North America
Identifying Characteristics  Short, sharp prickles.

Description:

  • Leaves
    •  8-15 cm long
    • Corrugated surface
  • Stems
    • Densely covered in short, straight prickles
  • Flowers
    • Pleasantly scented
    • Dark pink to white

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