L., Mant. Alt. 564 (1771).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Sweet briar.
Prickly shrub, pleasantly aromatic; petioles, stipule margins, lower leaf surface and pedicels with abundant stout glandular hairs; leaves of 5-7 leaflets; leaflets ovate to broad-elliptic, serrate, base and apex rounded.
Flowers solitary or in few-flowered corymbs; pedicel densely glandular-pubescent; calyx longer than the receptacle tube, scarcely reflexed after flowering; petals bright-pink; stamens and styles numerous; hip glabrous or with glandular hairs and bristles, red to almost black; sepals often persistent, erect.
Cunningham et al. (1982) Plants of western New South Wales, p. 345.
S.Aust.: FR, EP, NL, MU, SL, KI, SE. W.Aust.; Qld; N.S.W.; Vic.; Tas. Native to Europe.
Flowering time: in early summer, Nov. — Dec.
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