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The Swamp Rose blooms somewhat later than other native roses. It produces attractive pink flowers that are relatively large in size and highly fragrant. It is also the only native or naturalized rose in Illinois that has an affinity for wetlands, rather than upland areas. Swamp Rose can be distinguished from similar species by a combination of characteristics


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