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Multiflora Rose (Rosa multiflora)

Posted on Jul 9, 2014

Multiflora Rose (Rosa multiflora)

Originally introduced from Japan into the United States in the 1860’s as an ornamental cultivar, multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora) plantings increased throughout the 1930’s as a form of erosion control and natural fencing for livestock. Since then, multiflora rose has spread out of control and is now considered a noxious weed or prohibited invasive species in a number of states, particularly throughout the northeast.

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