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Sunday - May 28, 2006

From: Loganville, GA
Region: Southeast
Topic: Plant Identification
Title: Identification of Swamp Rose (Rosa palustris) in Atlanta
Answered by: Joe Marcus and Nan Hampton


I live in metro Atlanta. I have a rose variety growing wild in the woods that resembles a Cherokee Rose except it is pink and has seven leaves on the stem. Can you identify it from this description? Thanks.


This sounds like Swamp rose (Rosa palustris). Be sure to select "Images" from the menu at the top of the page for this species to see more photos.

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