IUCN threat status:

Not evaluated

Comprehensive Description

Read full entry

Comments

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

Trusted

Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 3.0 (CC BY-NC 3.0)

© John Hilty

Source: Illinois Wildflowers

Belongs to 1 community

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!