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Rosa carolinaRosa carolinaRosa carolina

pasture rose

Photograph(s) by*: RHW, RS MNPS

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-3'
Spread: 3-6'
Flowers: May-Jun.; pale pink
Fruit: Aug.-Mar.; red; berry
Fall color: yellowish to orange

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 6.1-8.5
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

dry old fields or open woods; rocky banks, shale barrens

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *
high wildlife value

Notes

edible fruit is a berry-like hip; thorns



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/407.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004