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Rose Family

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Object Title: Rose Family

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Created/Edited: Jul 2, 2007 / Jul 2, 2007

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Rose Family

The Rose Family (Rosaceae) is a large family of plants containing 3,000-4,000 species. It contains plants such as wild roses and many types of fruit-bearing plants including berries, cherries, apples, pears, plums, peaches, apricots, etc. Most plants in this family have 5 petals, 5 sepals, 10+ stamens,

A rose is a flowering shrub of the genus Rosa. There are more than a hundred species of wild roses, all from the northern hemisphere and mostly from temperate regions. They are usually prickly shrubs, vines, or trailing plants, 6-15 ft tall, and they have 5 petals and many stamens. Cultivated roses were selectively bred to produce hybrids that have more petals, less stamens, and colors not found in nature. Red roses don't occur in the wild because the genus lacks the pure red pigment. A chance genetic mutation produced red cultivated roses in 1930.

Rose hips can be eaten and have a high vitamin C content. They are usually pressed and made into tea, jam, jelly and marmalade.

Feel free to attach your own photos of wild roses or any other member of the Rose family to this album.

Images


Dog Rose

Dog Rose

Dog Rose

Dog Rose

Svilaja

Svilaja

Dog Rose

Dog Rose

Rugosa Rose

Rugosa Rose

Rosa agrestis

Rosa agrestis

The Buds of Dog Rose

The Buds of Dog Rose

Fragaria virginiana, Wild Strawberry, South Lake Tahoe

Fragaria virginiana, Wild Strawberry, South Lake Tahoe

Strawberry

Strawberry

colorful palette

colorful palette

Mountain Mahogany on Tolcats Trail

Mountain Mahogany on Tolcats Trail

Wasatch Serviceberries

Wasatch Serviceberries

Western Serviceberry

Western Serviceberry

Nootka Rose (Rosa nutkana)

Nootka Rose (Rosa nutkana)

Fruit of the forest

Fruit of the forest


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