Location: West Campus, throughout woods
Approximate blooming period: May - June

Multiflora rose, Rosa multiflora

Origin: Native only to China, Japan, Korea, Tiawan
Habitat: Hardy to USDA Zone 5 
Height and Form: a deciduous fountain-like shaped shrub up to 15 ft tall 
Foliage and Bark: the leaves are a bright green color, turn yellow in the fall, the bark has pricles along canes
Flowers, Fruit and Seeds: white, single, very fragrant flowers with yellow stamens, the flowers turn into egg-shaped, red hip fruit 
Culture: full sun, prefers well-drained soil
Cultivars/Varieties: none

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