Rosa virginiana P. Miller ssp. virginiana . Phen: May-Jun (-Aug); Aug-Oct. Hab: Moist to dry forests and woodlands. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) and ON south to GA, AL, and MO. Allegedly also in c. TN (Chester, Wofford, & Kral 1997), e. and c. KY (Clark et al. 2005), these records disputed.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = K4, Lewis (2016); < Rosa virginiana Mill. – C, F, FNA9, G, Il, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, S, Tn, Va, W, Joly & Bruneau (2007), Robertson (1974); > Rosa virginiana Mill. var. virginiana – K1, K3