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Connecticut Plants
Multiflora Rose
Rosa multiflora Thunb. ex Murr.

Multiflora rose is an invasive weed that threatens native plant habitats. More on this topic from Invasive Plant Atlas of New England.

  • Family: rose (Rosaceae)
  • Habitat: roadsides, thickets
  • Height: 5-10 feet
  • Flower size: 1 inch across
  • Flower color: white or pale pink
  • Flowering time: May to June
  • Origin: Asia
Rosa multiflora Thunb. ex Murr.
Rosa multiflora Thunb. ex Murr.

Multiflora rose is a large shrub with long, floppy branches.

Rosa multiflora Thunb. ex Murr.

Multiflora rose can be identified in fall or winter by its numerous small, red rosehips.