Rosa setigera Michaux. Ozark Rose, Climbing Prairie Rose. Phen: May-Jun; Sep-Oct. Hab: Dry-mesic to mesic upland forests and woodlands, prairies, bluffs, bottomland and riparian forests, stream banks, pastures, old fields, roadsides; nativity uncertain in portions of our area. Dist: ME west to WI and NE, south to FL and TX.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = Ar, C, FNA9, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WH3; > Rosa setigera Michx. var. setigera – F, G, GrPl, Il, K1, Tx, WV, Robertson (1974); > Rosa setigera Michx. var. tomentosa Torr. & A.Gray – F, G, GrPl, Il, K1, NcTx, Tx, WV, Robertson (1974)