Rosa canina

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Name and publication()

Rosa canina L., Sp. Pl. 1: 491 (1753).

Description()

Accessory fruits, or hips, of the dog rose, are wrinkled, dark red, 1-2 cm long x 10-15 mm wide.

Nativity and distribution()

Rosa canina is native to Eurasia but widely cultivated and naturalized.

Family()

Rosaceae