Field Rose - Rosa arvensis flowers
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Field Rose - Rosa arvensis habit

Field Rose - Rosa arvensis

Hedgerow shrub up to 1M (3ft) with trailing slightly purple stems carrying curved thorns.  Widespread and common in Southern England, Wales and Ireland but scarce in the North.  Leaves of five to seven oval leaflets and white flowers 3-5cm (0.15-0.25in) across appearing July to August.

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