Wild Rose (Rosa Rugosa)Wild Rose (Rosa Rugosa) also called Japanese Rose, Rugosa Rose, and Turkestan Rose
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Wild Rose (Rosa Rugosa) also called Japanese Rose, Rugosa Rose, and Turkestan Rose - 05a

Wild Rose (Rosa Rugosa) - 05a
(Wild Rose (Rosa Rugosa) - 05a) The leaves of the wild rugosa rose are pinnate, meaning that each leaf has several leaflets growing opposite one another and has one terminal leaflet.  The length of the leaves can be from a little over 3 inches long to up to 6 inches long (815 cm) with 59 ovate leaflets, most often 7.  Each leaflet is about 1-1/2 inches (34 cm) long.  The leaf in this photo has 7 leaflets, the inner two of which are partly hidden under the flower. The rugosa rose leaflets have a toothed margin or edge with a distinctly corrugated (rugose, hence the species' name) surface.
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