Observed: July 27, 2011 @ 7:00 PM
Posted on: August 26, 2011 @ 4:22 AM (diff: 30 days)
VIRGINIA ROSE (Rosa virginiana) - The flowers of Virginia Rose are pink with yellow centers. Each flower has five petals and is 2 to 3 inches wide. Virginia Rose can grow up to six feet tall. It has hairy stems with curved thorns. Leaves are split into smaller leaflets. Each leaflet is dark green with teeth, up to 2 1/2 inches long. Leaves turn purplish-red in the fall.