Prickly Wild Rose – Rosaceae (Rose Family)

General – bushy shrub, 0.3-1.5 m tall; stems stout, usually densely covered with many straight, weak bristles and straight slender thorns. Leaves – alternate; compound, 3-9 oblong leaflets (usually 5), each 2-5 cm long, (usually 3-4 cm), sharply double-toothed, usually somewhat hairy beneath. Flowers – single, on short side branches; pink, showy, 5-7 cm across; … Read more