Other names: Japanese Rose, Rambler Rose
Seeds: see also Seeds of Wild Plants of Korea
Hips small, around 5 mm; usually the smallest-hipped Rosa found in natural areas; native species typically have larger hips. Hips of the also-common native Rosa setigera are slightly larger, but have smaller, more numerous seeds.
See this key at Michigan Flora for all the species of native and non-native Rosa in Michigan, and our overview of the genus Rosa in Michigan.
Seeds present in bird fecal samples at the Rouge River Bird Observatory, Dearborn, MI.
- Species profile at USDA Plants Database
- Michigan Flora online species profile
- Plant Conservation Alliance Alien Plant Working Group species profile
- University of Wisconsin-Steven Point Robert. W. Freckmann herbarium species profile
- Research on birds and multiflora rose (Google Scholar)
- Research on biocontrol of multiflora rose (Google Scholar)
- Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, Invasive.org species profile
- Ohio Perennial and Biennial Weed Guide species profile
- University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Cofrin Center for Biodiversity Herbarium species profile
* Listed as invasive in natural areas by the Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States.
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