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'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...
Book  (1982)  Page(s) 99.  
 
Rosa setigera The Prairie Rose.  A native of the U.S.A. Where its habitat stretches from the Atlantic to the Rocky Mountains, which means that it inhabits virtually every state in the East and Middle West; it blooms in June-July.  
1803 Was named by Michaux.
1810 First grown in Europe.  Was used for breeding.  Shepherd (1954, p. 43) made the important observation that it could segregate into male and female forms and that the plants bearing fertile seeds often had sterile pollen while in poor seed bearers, the pollen was very fertile.  In its natural habitat it is common to find large bushes which completely lack hips mext to other plants which are covered with them. 
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
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