Rosa palustris

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRosaceae
Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
GenusRosa
SpeciesRosa palustris Marshall
Common Nameswamp rose
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: 1; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Elliptic;Narrowly Elliptic;Oblanceolate;Oblong; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Serrate;Serrulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Red; Fruit Color: Yellow ;
*Average C-Value: 6.4
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Rosa dasistema Rosa dasistema Raf.
Rosa elegans Rosa elegans Raf.
Rosa elongata Rosa elongata Rossig ex Steud.
Rosa enneaphylla Rosa enneaphylla Raf.
Rosa fragrans Rosa fragrans Salisb.
Rosa glandulosa Rosa glandulosa Raf.
Rosa hispidocarpa Rosa hispidocarpa Chabert
Rosa hudsoniana Rosa hudsoniana Thory
Rosa hudsoniana var. salicifolia Rosa hudsoniana var. salicifolia Thory
Rosa nuttalliana Rosa nuttalliana (Rehder) C. Schneid.
Rosa palustris var. aculeata Rosa palustris var. aculeata (Schuette) Erlanson
Rosa palustris var. sepalorelevata Rosa palustris var. sepalorelevata (Schuette) Erlanson
Rosa pensylvanica Rosa pensylvanica Michx.
Rosa sprengeliana Rosa sprengeliana Tratt.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Adair (KY), Bath (KY), Breckinridge (KY), Caldwell (KY), Carter (KY), Casey (KY), Christian (KY), Clark (KY), Clinton (KY), Daviess (KY), Estill (KY), Fleming (KY), Franklin (KY), Graves (KY), Greenup (KY), Hardin (KY), Hart (KY), Hickman (KY), Hopkins (KY), Letcher (KY), Lewis (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Montgomery (KY), Pike (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Wayne (KY), Benton (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Cannon (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Chester (TN), Clay (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), DeKalb (TN), Dyer (TN), Fentress (TN), Gibson (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hardeman (TN), Haywood (TN), Henry (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Lake (TN), Loudon (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Overton (TN), Pickett (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Stewart (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Washington (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS, UTM

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1949 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100630084 Clinton Kentucky 02 Aug 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-787
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630159 Graves Kentucky 18 Jul 1998 Timothy J. Weckman
4101
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630092 Daviess Kentucky 04 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5373
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630076 Clinton Kentucky 30 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-756
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630217 Marion Kentucky 03 May 1999 Timothy J. Weckman
4755
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630167 Graves Kentucky 05 Jul 1975 Raymond Athey
3135
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630043 Casey Kentucky 01 Jul 1988 Bruce Hoagland
243
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630258 Rockcastle Kentucky 27 Jun 1976 Richard H. Hannan
78
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630027 Bath Kentucky 27 Jul 1984 Julian Campbell
687
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630142 Franklin Kentucky 15 Jun 1980 Donald K. Walker
252
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100608494 Letcher Kentucky 21 Jun 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
219
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630035 Carter Kentucky 02 Jul 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne, Jr.
10693
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630183 Hopkins Kentucky 14 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5089
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630019 Adair Kentucky 11 Jul 1988 Bruce Hoagland
329
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630241 Powell Kentucky Donald K. Walker
294
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630290 White Tennessee 07 Jun 1987 Ronald L. Jones
4871
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100609997 Adair Kentucky 26 Jul 1988 Bruce Hoagland
437
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630266 Van Buren Tennessee 03 Jul 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5027
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630118 Estill Kentucky Donald K. Walker
273
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630050 Casey Kentucky 23 Jul 1978 Barbara Jeffries
13C
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630175 Hickman Kentucky 09 Jul 1973 Elizabeth M. Browne
73E8.19
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100610003 Adair Kentucky 19 Sep 1997 Joe Metzmeier
26
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630324 Estill Kentucky 18 Jul 1978 Mary Lou Branson
27
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630126 Fleming Kentucky 23 May 2000 Kim Feeman
1042
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630100 Estill Kentucky 14 Jul 1978 J. Stuart Lassetter
3059
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630225 Montgomery Kentucky 30 Jul 1984 Julian Campbell
819
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630068 Clinton Kentucky 30 Jul 1999 Mark A. Gorton
99-761
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630209 Madison Kentucky 16 Jun 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-445
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100850146 Powell Kentucky 18 Sep 1988 R. C. Clark
22044
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630282 Scott Tennessee 22 Jun 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6440
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630134 Fleming Kentucky 19 Jul 1999 Ross C. Clark
Ryan Bauer
EKY
Rosa palustris
31234100630191 Lewis Kentucky 19 May 2005 Ross C. Clark
25651
EKY
Rosa palustris
BEREA021163 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Rosa palustris
BEREA021164 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Rosa palustris
BEREA021162 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Rosa palustris
BEREA021161 Adair Kentucky
BEREA
Rosa palustris
N/A Carter Tennessee 26 Feb 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rosa palustris
N/A Carter Tennessee 16 Jun 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rosa palustris
ETSU005886 Carter Tennessee 19 Oct 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rosa palustris
ETSU006397 Greene Tennessee 17 Sep 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rosa palustris
31973000018522 Greenup Kentucky
KNK
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120145 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120168 White Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120140 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
31234100609609 McCracken Kentucky 14 May 1970 Raymond Athey
892
EKY
Rosa palustris
ETSU007666 Johnson Tennessee 06 Jul 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rosa palustris
ETSU007667 Johnson Tennessee 13 Jul 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120113 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120160 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120110 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120097 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120095 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120117 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120127 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120150 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120130 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120169 White Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120433 Pike Kentucky
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120105 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120100 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0121028 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120170 White Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120124 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120116 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120118 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120143 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120122 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120171 White Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120141 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120144 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120447 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120146 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120109 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120152 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120166 White Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120106 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120107 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120165 White Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120101 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120155 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120134 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120128 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120108 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120129 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120135 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120133 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120123 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120102 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120103 Chester Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120099 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120151 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120136 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120120 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120432 Hickman Kentucky
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120119 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120115 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120148 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120138 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120096 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120156 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120157 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120139 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120131 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120153 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120162 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120125 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120159 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120114 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120112 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120121 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120154 Union Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120147 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120161 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120158 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120164 White Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0242128 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120137 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120448 Clark Kentucky
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120449 Powell Kentucky
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120167 White Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120163 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
UCHT015620 Sequatchie Tennessee
UCHT
Rosa palustris
UCHT015624 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Rosa palustris
UCHT015623 Clay Tennessee
UCHT
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120142 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120111 Dyer Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120149 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120126 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120104 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120098 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
TENN-V-0120132 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Rosa palustris
UCHT015622 DeKalb Tennessee
UCHT
Rosa palustris
UCHT015621 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Rosa palustris
APSC0107550 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0086600 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0055655 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0112362 White Tennessee
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0100209 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0004751 Trigg Kentucky 21 Jun 1991 Edward W. Chester
91-15
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0004749 Trigg Kentucky 12 Jul 1985 Edward W. Chester
85-485
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0004761 Obion Tennessee 04 Jun 1967 Rhonda Riggins
76
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0004754 Montgomery Tennessee 05 Jun 2001 Susan M. Fletcher with E.W. Chester and Stephanie Gunn
87
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0042570 Caldwell Kentucky 03 Jun 2014 Mason Brock, Julian Campbell, and Martina Hines
451
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0042521 Hamilton Tennessee 09 Jun 2011 David H. Webb
7697
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0087011 Livingston Kentucky 06 Oct 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0004755 Christian Kentucky 09 Jul 1993 Sallie M. Noel
110
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0077725 Hart Kentucky
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0092929 Todd Kentucky 17 Sep 2017 Mason Brock
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0004763 Montgomery Tennessee 17 Sep 1949 Floyd Brown & Alfred Clebsch
82-24-12
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0065163 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0099465 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0082915 Franklin Kentucky
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0004764 Montgomery Tennessee 20 Jul 1971 Edward W. Chester with Biology 503 Class
2480
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0098140 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0054371 Overton Tennessee
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0051341 Rutherford Tennessee 30 Oct 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0098120 Cannon Tennessee
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0041368 Logan Kentucky 10 Jun 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0091310 Lake Tennessee
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0004753 Benton Tennessee 18 Jun 1992 Edward W. Chester
12743
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0004759 Lake Tennessee 28 May 1986 Milo Guthrie
971
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0004758 Stewart Tennessee 26 Jun 1991 James Joyner with Edward Wayne Chester
867
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0106175 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0087704 Breckinridge Kentucky 23 Jun 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0086601 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0069155 Wayne Kentucky 02 Oct 1989 Max Medley
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0004762 Montgomery Tennessee 13 Jun 1966 Howard L. Yarbrough
3106
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0073472 Greenup Kentucky 07 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Rosa palustris
HTTU028615 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
rosa palustris
APSC0073814 Hardin Kentucky 01 Oct 1989 Max Medley
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0087703 Breckinridge Kentucky 23 Jun 1983 Max Medley
APSC
Rosa palustris
APSC0004760 Lake Tennessee 11 Jun 1986 Milo Guthrie
1069
APSC
Rosa palustris
HTTU015198 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015201 Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015204 Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU019884 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU032489 Blount Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015203 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015207 Marion Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU019883 White Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015206 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015194 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU019886 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
MTSU008381 Davidson Tennessee 09 May 2001 Angela Cathey
MTSU
Rosa palustris
UOS05617 Van Buren Tennessee 11 Jul 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Rosa palustris
UTM00840 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Rosa palustris
UTM00841 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Rosa palustris
UTM02684 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Rosa palustris
HTTU015208 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015192 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015195 White Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015200 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU028689 White Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU029334 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015205 Johnson Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015193 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015202 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU019885 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015199 Maury Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa palustris
HTTU015197 Hickman Kentucky
HTTU
Rosa palustris
UCHT035319 Sequatchie Tennessee
UCHT
Rosa palustris
UTM00843 Obion Tennessee
UTM
Rosa palustris
UTM00844 Tennessee
UTM
Rosa palustris
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