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Beach Rose

Observed: 4th October 2011 By: igm54
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Beach Rose
Description:

It grows in large shrub groupings that stand 3 to 6 feet tall and often form thick hedges. The branching stems are dense and bristly, covered in sharp thorns, producing dark, green, shiny compound leaves 3 to 6 inches long. The rose is highly fragrant and the hips are said to make the best rose hip syrup (tonic).he rose hip is high in vitamin C and can be made into tea. Rose hip tea, brewed from the flowers of the beach rose, is believed to aid in circulation and help digestive disorders.

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Species with which Beach Rose, Sea Rose, Salt Spray Rose (Rosa rugosa) interacts