Rugosa rose

Prepared by Jennifer L. D’Appollonio, Assistant Scientist, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469. February 2012.

Scientific name: Rosa rugosa Thunb.

Common name(s): rugosa rose, rugose rose, Japanese rose, Ramanas rose, Turkestan rose, beach rose

Links: USDA PLANTS Profile, Go Botany

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– some states consider this species as noxious or invasive