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Rosa carolina var. carolina

Rosa carolina L. var. carolina

Carolina Rose

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Rosa carolina var. deamii, Rosa carolina var. glandulosa, Rosa carolina var. grandiflora, Rosa carolina var. lyonii, Rosa carolina var. obovata, Rosa carolina var. sabulosa, Rosa carolina var. villosa, Rosa lyonii, Rosa palmeri, Rosa serrulata, Rosa subserrulata, Rosa texarkana

USDA Symbol: rocac

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , ON , PE , QC

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
Provides Nesting Materials/Structure for Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Rosa carolina var. carolina in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Rosa carolina var. carolina in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Rosa carolina var. carolina


Record Modified: 2012-12-09
Research By: TWC Staff

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