Rosa arkansana Porter. Phen: May-Jul. Hab: Rocky slopes and dry woodlands. Dist: ON to BC, south to OH, IN, IL, MO, TX, and NM. Reported from the North Carolina portion of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, perhaps a result of former horticultural use and not seen recently (K. Langdon, pers. comm., 2016).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = C, FNA9, Il, K3, K4, NE, NY, Joly & Bruneau (2007); > Rosa arkansana Porter – Tx; > Rosa arkansana Porter var. arkansana – F; > Rosa arkansana Porter var. suffulta (Greene) Cockerell – F, GrPl, K1, Mi, NcTx; > Rosa conjuncta Rydb. – F; > Rosa suffulta