'Rosa setigera Michaux' rose References
Book (Aug 1990) Page(s) 57.
scentless, clustered, deep pink flowers... a native North American rose, discovered by the great French botanist and plant explorer André Michaux, who was sent on a plant-collecting expedition to the New World by Louis XVI in 1785... 'Bramble Leaved Rose'... The only climbing rose native to North America... used extensively by John and Samuel Feast in Baltimore, Maryland, to create a series of important ramblers, one of which was 'Baltimore Belle'... 'Bramble Leaved Rose', 'Prairie Rose'
Book (1988) Page(s) 22.
Samuel Feast, a nurseryman iof Baltimore [Maryland]... used the native 'Prairie Rose' (then named R. rubifolia and now R. setigera to breed some outstanding climbing roses...
Article (magazine) (1938) Page(s) 79.
The more southern diploid American species such as R. palustris, R. foliolosa and R. setigera Michx. need a longer growing period before they flower, and for fruit ripening, than could be obtained far to the north.
Book (1937) Page(s) 78.
setigera Michx. (Synst. - America) (pollen mediocre) [ploidy] 14
Book (1922) Page(s) 48.
The Prairie rose (R. setigera) has good shrub quality, and grows to about six feet in height. Its pale pink flowers are exquisite, its grayish foliage is distinct, and it lends to any garden an air of stability, of naturalness.
Website/Catalog (1917) Page(s) 11.
Rosa Setigera, Prairie Rose climbing, 1 to 1 1/2 ft....$ .12
Website/Catalog (1917) Page(s) 13.
Rosa Setigera Prairie Rose climbing
18 in. pots....10 $ 1.00, 100 $ 7.00
2 to 3 ft....10 $ 1.50, 100 $ 12.00
Website/Catalog (1914) Page(s) 5.
Setigera (species), decorative shrub; blooms July-August, very large, pink, single, very hardy
Book (1912) Page(s) 41. Includes photo(s).
Rosa setigera Michaux
Book (1910) Page(s) 263.
The Prairie Rose.
This is an American Rose, introduced in 1830. Nuttall, in his "Genera of North American Plants, &c.," says of it " A very fine flowering species, but nearly scentless; abundant round Detroit and through all the western states to Louisiana." When first I saw this species it struck me as offering a good foundation on which to build up a new floral group, and although little progress towards the attainment of this end has yet been made, I still think it is one of the things of the future. [...]
9. Setigera; the type, and known also as the "Bramble-leaved" Rose. The flowers are pink in colour, and produced late in Summer.