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Prairie Rose

Rosa arkansana



First Noted by Expedition
October 18, 1804, along the Cannonball River, North Dakota.
 

Description
Small clusters of white to deep pink flowers on dense prickly stems of new growth or on short, lateral branches of older stems. Flowers about 2 in (5 cm) wide. Fruit: bright red hip. Height: 2 ft (0.6 m).
 

Habitat
Prairies, roadsides, and ditches.
 

Range
Alberta east to Ontario and Massachusetts, southwest to Indiana and Texas, and northwest to Montana.
 

Note
Species information from enature.com
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