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Sweet Briar?

Observed: 27th August 2011 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Sweet Briar (Rosa rubiginosa) 27.8.11.Rooksbury Mill
Sweet Briar (Rosa rubiginosa) 27.8.11.Rooksbury Mill 1
Sweet Briar (Rosa rubiginosa) 27.8.11.Rooksbury Mill 1 2
Description:

believe this is sweet briar.Is it native?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Sweet Briar (Rosa rubiginosa) interacts

Comments

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native

Sweet-briar is native in places but it and its hybrid with canina are often used in amenity planting. It is not usually possible to distinguish then from photos. However, yours is a good candidate for one.

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