Download Seed: The hairy achenes of prairie rose are 3.5-5 mm long. (57 KB)
Download Seedling: Seedling from a rose sucker planted in research garden at the Oak Lake Research Station near Brookings, S.D. (89 KB)
Download Vegetative: The leaves contain 7-11 leaflets. (61 KB)
Download Flowering: Flowers are solitary (96 KB)
Download Fruiting: Rose hips turn dark red in early fall. (61 KB)
Rosa arkansana is a(n) perennial subherbaceous shrub, which grows .5m to 1m in height. This species is commonly found prairies, roadsides, woodlands. The leaves are 9-11 leaflets making up the alternate. Rosa arkansana has white pink flowers that bloom from May to August.