Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Rosa laevigata Michaux. Cherokee Rose. Phen: Late Mar-Jun; Sep-Oct. Hab: Roadsides, moist forests. Dist: Native of China. Apparently introduced into the se. United States very early, where encountered by André Michaux in the 1790s and named by him as an apparent native species.

Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia

Syn: = Ar, FNA9, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, RAB, S, Tx, WH3, Robertson (1974)

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