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rose discovered by Tclenche (#3956)

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Sighting Info

Observed: July 26, 2014 @ 10:00 AM
Posted on: August 4, 2014 @ 11:51 AM (diff: 9 days)
not sure about specifics, but sighted this rose plant with a lot of flowers on it growing wild by the side of the road.

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By Lessa on 8/5/2014 8:35:47 AM

Beautiful! I like how you captured the dew on the petals. Yes, that's a wild rose, probably Rosa nitidia (Northeastern rose). According to this website - parts are edible.

I've harvested the hips (berries). But, always be cautious when harvesting wild food!

By Tclenche on 8/5/2014 10:53:24 PM

thanks Lessa. I should have known the species, but it is many decades since i did my lone bio-geography course.  I liked those flowers and loved the dew on them, that is why i noticed them in the first place.

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