Rosa rubiginosa   eglantine, sweetbrier rose
           (Alt: Rosa eglanteria )
Rosaceae
non-native                      woody           
Distribution: Greenbelt, Foothills, South Boise

UW Burke Herbarium Link: Rosa rubiginosa
USDA Plants Link: Rosa rubiginosa   (RORU82)

In addition to pinker flowers and broader leaflets, Rosa rubiginosa differs from the locally more common dog rose (Rosa canina, also non-native) in its densely glandular foliage, which can fill the surrounding air with the scent of green apples.