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Prickly Rose

Rosa acicularis Lindl.

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Rosa acicularis (Prickly Rose) is a species of shrub in the family Rosaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to Canada, The Contiguous United States, Alaska, and United States. They have compound, broad leaves, red flowers, and achene. Flowers are visited by Chrysotoxum, Sphaerophoria, Cortodera longicornis, and Colletes americanus. Individuals can grow to 1.6 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of prickly rose. View this species on GBIF