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Rosa rugosa
rugosa rose

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in coastal marine habitats; Alaska to Oregon; also in the north-central and northeastern areas of North America.

Habitat: Edge of saltwater beaches, roadsides, forest edge, fields, and other disturbed areas.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Introduced from Asia

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, beetles


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Accepted Name:
Rosa rugosa Thunb.
Publication: Syst. Veg. (ed. 14) 473. 1784.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Rosa rugosa Thunb. var. albiflora Koidz.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Rosa rugosa checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Rosa rugosa information.

E-Flora BC: Rosa rugosa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Rosa rugosa photos.

USDA Plants: Rosa rugosa information.

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