Rosa canina s.str.

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaRosaceaeRosaRosa canina s.str.

Ecology

A deciduous shrub of well-drained calcareous to moderately acidic soils. Habitats include woodland, scrub, hedgerows, cliffs, river banks, rock outcrops, roadsides, railways and waste ground. It can rapidly colonise open, disturbed sites. 0?550 m (Breadalbanes, Mid Perth).

Status

Native

World Distribution

European Temperate element; widely naturalised outside its native range.

© P. Shannon

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0100005238