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Rosa multiflora
multiflora rose, rambler rose

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washinton; British Columbia to California; east to the southern Rocky Mountains, Great Plains, and eastern North America where widespread.

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, highway and utility right of ways, forest edge, and other often moist, disturbed areas where escaping from cultivation.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Introduced from Asia

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, beetles


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Accepted Name:
Rosa multiflora Thunb.
Publication: Syst. Veg. (ed. 14) 474. 1784.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Rosa cathayensis (Rehder & E.H. Wils.) L.H. Bailey
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Rosa multiflora in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Rosa multiflora checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Rosa multiflora information.

E-Flora BC: Rosa multiflora atlas page.

CalPhotos: Rosa multiflora photos.

USDA Plants: Rosa multiflora information.

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