Rosa virginiana

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRosaceae
Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
GenusRosa
SpeciesRosa virginiana Mill.
Common NameVirginia rose
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesHabit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Flower Color2: Purple; Fruit Color: Red ;
*Average C-Value: 3.8
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SH] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** 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 gemella Rosa gemella Willd.
Rosa lucida var. lamprophylla Rosa lucida var. lamprophylla (Rehder) P.V. Heath
Rosa nanella Rosa nanella Rydb.
Rosa virginica Rosa virginica

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: Clinton (KY), Harrison (KY), Rowan (KY), Benton (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Putnam (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: EKY, HTTU, SWMT, TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1937 - 2000

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100631090 Rowan Kentucky 28 Jun 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10492
EKY
Rosa virginiana
31234100631082 Harrison Kentucky 07 Jun 1999 Ross C. Clark
24680
EKY
Rosa virginiana
TENN-V-0120248 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Rosa virginiana
TENN-V-0120246 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Rosa virginiana
HTTU015232 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa virginiana
HTTU015234 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa virginiana
HTTU015231 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa virginiana
HTTU019888 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa virginiana
BRIT143016 Tennessee
VDB
Rosa virginiana
BRIT143009 Tennessee
VDB
Rosa virginiana
SWMT01731 Benton Tennessee 01 Jun 1984 Brent Hedges
7
SWMT
Rosa virginiana
31234100609146 Clinton Kentucky 13 May 2000 Mark A. Gorton
00-86
EKY
Rosa virginiana
TENN-V-0120249 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Rosa virginiana
TENN-V-0120247 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Rosa virginiana
HTTU019889 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa virginiana
HTTU034686 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa virginiana
HTTU015235 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa virginiana
HTTU015233 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Rosa virginiana
SWMT01732 Tennessee 17 May 1937 J. H. Davis
SWMT
Rosa virginiana
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Rosa virginiana - Tara Littlefield
Rosa virginiana - Tara Littlefield