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Picture of low prairie rose Plant press of low prairie rose
Low prairie rose
Rosa arkansana Porter


Plant Description:

  • Widespread, short, prairie bush growing up to 30 cm tall
  • Stems covered entirely by prickly spines
  • Leaflets are smooth
  • Usually 2 to 3 pink flowers
  • Rose petals are edible
  • Found at Stops 1 through 11


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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