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JAPANESE ROSE Rosa rugosa (Rosaceae) Height to 1.5m<br />
Showy shrub with upright stems that bear rather straight thorns. FLOWERS are 6-9cm across with 5 pinkish purple or white petals (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are spherical, red hips, 2-5cm across. LEAVES comprise 5-9 oval leaflets that are shiny above. STATUS-Widely planted beside roads and often naturalised elsewhere.
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JAPANESE ROSE Rosa rugosa (Rosaceae) Height to 1.5m
Showy shrub with upright stems that bear rather straight thorns. FLOWERS are 6-9cm across with 5 pinkish purple or white petals (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are spherical, red hips, 2-5cm across. LEAVES comprise 5-9 oval leaflets that are shiny above. STATUS-Widely planted beside roads and often naturalised elsewhere.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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