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Set B6 - Wild Flowers Series 2 - card information

25. Burnet Rose (Rosa spinosissima L.)

25. Burnet Rose

A dwarf of the Rose family for it rarely attains a height of more than nine inches. It prefers to grow laterally, spreading by suckers, and often covering large areas. It is fond of sand dunes and rough turf near the sea, but is also found on dry hills and heaths. It begins to bloom in May and will continue through the Summer. The stems are armed with numerous prickles and hairs.