*Rosa laevigata Michaux. 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
Synonymy: = Ar, FNA9, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, RAB, S, Tx, WH3, Robertson (1974)