Field-rose - Rosa arvensis
Scrambling shrub to 3 metres, usually with weak trailing green stems, prickles sparse, hooked. Flowers always white, 30 to 50 mm solitary or 2 to 3 together. Sepals deflexed soon falling. Styles joined into a long column. Hip oval, red, smooth.
Hedgerows, woodland margins and scrub.
June to August.
Widespread in England and Wales, occasional in Scotland.
Very common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 507 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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