Plant Identification Database:
Rosaceae (Rose)
Rosoideae [Rose]
Order: Rosales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Alternate, Stipules 5 parts White; Yellow; Red; Pink S: numerous (>10)
Agrimony Agrimonia gryposepala Agrimonia Agrimony Agrimonia gryposepala
Agrimony Agrimonia striata Agrimonia Alternate Pinnate, 5-15, Ovate Serrate, coarsely >1" 5 parts Yellow Terminal, Raceme, spike-like <1/2", Summer S: numerous (>10) bristles Agrimony Agrimonia striata
Birchleaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus betuloides Cercocarpus Abiquiu Lake & Chavez Canyon NM Birchleaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus betuloides
Curlleaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus ledifolius Cercocarpus oblong revolute 1-2" P: style very long, plumose NM; Wasatch-Cache NF UT Curlleaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus ledifolius
Alderleaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus montanus Cercocarpus Capitol Reef NP UT Alderleaf mountain-mahogany Cercocarpus montanus
Dewdrop Dalibarda repens Dalibarda Basal B: Cordate 5 parts White Basal Dewdrop Dalibarda repens
Woodland strawberry Fragaria vesca Fragaria Woodland strawberry Fragaria vesca European strawberry
Common strawberry Fragaria virginiana Fragaria Palmate Serrate 5 parts White Common strawberry Fragaria virginiana
Yellow avens Geum aleppicum Geum Opposite; Alternate; Basal; Sessile Parted; Lobed; Whole, Ovate Serrate (coarsely, finely) >1" 5 parts Yellow Raceme Summer Yellow avens Geum aleppicum
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
White avens Geum canadense Geum White Spring; Summer aggregate of achenes or drupelets Green Summer White avens Geum canadense
Rough avens Geum laciniatum Geum Palmate (3Pal) Serrate 5 parts White Rough avens Geum laciniatum Floodplain avens
Water avens Geum rivale Geum Parted; Pinnate Serrate (coarsely, finely) Violet; Yellow Drooping <1", Spring; Summer Water avens Geum rivale
Silverweed Potentilla anserina Potentilla Pinnate Serrate 4-12", pubescent silvery 5 parts, P: 5; S: 5 Yellow <1", May-Aug Root raw Coastal Silverweed Potentilla anserina common silverweed, silverweed cinquefoil
Silvery cinquefoil Potentilla argentea Potentilla Silvery cinquefoil Potentilla argentea
Dwarf cinquefoil Potentilla canadensis Potentilla Dwarf cinquefoil Potentilla canadensis Five-finger
Silverweed Potentilla egedii Potentilla Coastal Silverweed Potentilla egedii
Shrubby cinquefoil Potentilla fruticosa; Dasiphora fruticosa Potentilla Pinnate (u. 5 leaflets) Serrate, revolute pubescent, gray-green 5 parts, P: 5; S:5 Yellow Jun-Aug achene cluster shrub, <3' Carson NF NM; Wasatch-Cache NF UT Shrubby cinquefoil Potentilla fruticosa; Dasiphora fruticosa golden hardhack, bush cinquefoil, shrubby five-finger, tundra rose, widdy
Rough cinquefoil Potentilla norvegica Potentilla Palmate Serrate 5 parts Yellow Roadside; Waste places Rough cinquefoil Potentilla norvegica
Rough-fruited cinquefoil Potentilla recta Potentilla Palmate Serrate 5 parts Yellow Grassland/Fields; Roadside Rough-fruited cinquefoil Potentilla recta
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Common cinquefoil Potentilla simplex Potentilla Palmate Serrate 5 parts Yellow Grassland/Fields Common cinquefoil Potentilla simplex Old-field cinquefoil
Three-toothed cinquefoil Potentilla tridentata Potentilla Palmate Serrate 5 parts Yellow Coastal Three-toothed cinquefoil Potentilla tridentata
Cliff rose Purshia mexicana; Cowania mexicana Purshia Alternate Parted White Spring; Summer Achene plumose Cliff rose Cowania mexicana
Cliff rose Purshia stansburyana Purshia 5-lobed <1", glandular white achene plumose Wasatch-Cache NF UT; Capitol Reef NP UT Cliff rose Purshia stansburyana Stansbury's cliff rose
Pasture rose Rosa carolina Rosa Alternate, Petiole short (<1/2 leaf length) Pinnate (7Pin), Oblanceolate Serrate (coarsely) A: Obtuse >1" 5 parts, P: Imbricate Pink Spring; Summer S: numerous (>6); Yellow Shrub, >1' Thorn Grassland/Fields; Forest Pasture rose Rosa carolina Carolina rose
Multiflora rose Rosa multiflora Rosa Leaf raw; Flower raw; Fruit raw; Stem raw Multiflora rose Rosa multiflora
Swamp rose Rosa palustris Rosa Wetland Swamp rose Rosa palustris
Wrinkled rose Rosa rugosa Rosa Red Fruit raw; Flower raw Coastal Cape Cod Wrinkled rose Rosa rugosa seaside rose
Scotch rose Rosa spinosissima Rosa Roadside Scotch rose Rosa spinosissima Burnet rose
Rose Rosa virginiana Rosa Rose Rosa virginiana
Woods' rose Rosa woodsii Rosa Santa Fe NF NM; Wasatch-Cache NF UT Woods' rose Rosa woodsii Interior Rose
Blackberry Rubus allegheniensis Rubus Berry Fruit raw; Stem raw Blackberry Rubus allegheniensis
Smooth blackberry Rubus canadensis Rubus Forest Smooth blackberry Rubus canadensis
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Northern dewberry Rubus flagellaris Rubus Northern dewberry Rubus flagellaris
Swamp dewberry Rubus hispidus Rubus Forest Swamp dewberry Rubus hispidus Running blackberry
Black raspberry Rubus occidentalis Rubus Black raspberry Rubus occidentalis
Purple-flowering raspberry Rubus odoratus Rubus Alternate, Petiole Lobed, Orbicular Serrate A: Acute; B: Cordate >1" 5 parts Pink >1", Spring; Summer Berry red Shrub, >1', Diffuse (loosely spreading) Pubescent; Red; Brown Fruit raw; Stem raw Forest Purple-flowering raspberry Rubus odoratus
Thimbleberry Rubus parviflorus Rubus alternate Palmately Lobed, Orbicular Serrate >1" P: 5 berry red shrub FR raw Wasatch-Cache NF UT Thimbleberry Rubus parviflorus
High-bush blackberry Rubus pensilvanicus Rubus Wetland High-bush blackberry Rubus pensilvanicus
Dwarf raspberry Rubus pubescens Rubus Forest Dwarf raspberry Rubus pubescens Plumboy
Red raspberry Rubus strigosus; idaeus Rubus Berry Fruit raw; Stem raw Red raspberry Rubus strigosus; idaeus
Southern dewberry Rubus trivialis Rubus Berry Fruit raw; Stem raw LA Southern dewberry Rubus trivialis
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION