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Dog Rose

Rosa canina     Fr: Rosier des Chiens


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This is a small deciduous shrub with thorns and twisty stems. The petals can be pink or white, overlapping, about 70 mm across. The blossoms are in clusters of 2 to 5. For height, we've seen them climbing up through trees to over 4 m.

Flowers. Mar-May

Leaves. Sharply toothed elliptical, opposed opposites, with an end leaf.

Habitat. Woodlands and scrub land.

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