|Photo by John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora.com|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants|
|Class:||Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons|
|Natural range of Rosa bracteata from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
Common names: Macartney rose, Chickasaw Rose
Rosa bracteata was introduced to Europe in 1795, and later to the United States, where it became widely naturalized and invasive in parts of the southeast, and in the West Indies. The Flora of North America.
A description of Rosa bracteata is provided in The Flora of North America.
It has been observed flowering from May to July.
The following Hymenoptera families and species were observed visiting flowers of Rosa bracteata at Archbold Biological Station:
Apidae: Bombus pennsylvanicus
Halictidae: Halictus poeyi, Lasioglossum coreopsis
Conservation, cultivation, and restoration
Flower of Rosa bracteata
Photo by John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora.com
References and notes
- Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 13 DEC 2016
- Deyrup, M.A. and N.D. 2015. Database of observations of Hymenoptera visitations to flowers of plants on Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA.