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'Rosa arkansana Porter' rose References
Magazine  (2012)  Page(s) 1888.  
ROSA ARKANSANA, Porter. Subsect. R. Cinnamomeae. Sepals persistent ; spines when present infra-stipular ; usually more or less prickly ; fruit smooth or glandular-hispid.
Book  (2002)  
Rosa arkansana. Arkansas Rose, Dwarf Prairie Rose.
Zones: 4-8; sun.
Soil: Moist to dry, well-drained.
Native to: Prairies, fencerows, and clearings; New York to Alberta south to Colorado, Texas, Missouri, and maryland.
Size: Height 1-2 feet, width 4-8 feet
Color: Soft pink with darker veins; blooms in late spring to early summer
A rapidly spreading, low species (really a tall groundcover), with short, stiff canes and long, dark-green leaves composed of 9 to 11 finely toothed, oval leaflets. the flowers are large and luminous for the size of the plant, clustered and up-facing amid the upper leaves. Hips are deep red and 1/4 inch across.
Article (magazine)  (2001)  Page(s) 393.  
R. arkansana Porter Ploidy 4x
Pollen fertility 53.2%
Selfed fruit set 50.0%
Selfed Seed Set 6.0%
Book  (2000)  Page(s) 48.  Includes photo(s).
Rosa arkansana/’Arkansas Rose’/Rosa suffulta: Rose sauvage - rose moyen. Amérique du Nord, 1896. Arbuste touffu n’excédant guère 60cm de hauteur… fins aiguillons… Les feuilles comptent de 7 à 11 folioles vert vif, elliptiques, à dents bien marquées. Les fleurs, d’environ 2,5cm de diamètre, éclosent en corymbes en début d’été. Les fruits sont petits, globuleux, rouge foncé…
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 503.  
R. arkansana Porter, Species, medium pink, ('Arkansas Rose'; R. angustiarum Cockerell; R. arkansanoides Schneider; R. heliophila Greene; R. pratincola Greene, not H. Braun; R. rydbergii Greene; R. suffulta Greene); Cult. 1880. Description.
Book  (1993)  Page(s) 66.  Includes photo(s).
[Listed under "Wild Roses and Their Cultivars"] A native American … growing on dry hills and prairies. Flowers throughout summer. Height: 2 ft. Scented.
Book  (1988)  Page(s) 134.  
location 129/1, R. arkansana Porter (R. rydbergii Greene), Cinnamomeae, North America 1901; pink, single, medium-large, solitary, floriferous; bushy, upright, well-branched, 0.5 m., many bristles; medium green, medium size, matte foliage, 5-7 leaflets; orange-red, small-medium, glossy, rounded-pyriforme hips; sepals upright, not persistent, firm, early ripe
Book  (1988)  Page(s) 157.  
location 147/1, R. lunellii Greene, CINNAMOMEAE, moderately blooming, early-blooming, vigorous, upright-arching, bushy, 2 m, many bristles, medium green medium size matte foliage, 5-7 leaflets
Book  (1988)  Page(s) 20.  Includes photo(s).
Rosa arkansana Porter. A low shrub with stems up to 0.5 m high, densely bristly and with straight prickles nearly to the summit. Leaflets 3-9, ovate or elliptic, obtuse or acute, without glands, glabrous, somewhat shining above. Flowers in a few to many-flowered corymbs; hips 1-1.5 cm in diameter, with persistent sepals. Native of the Mid-West from Wisconsin and Minnesota to Colorado and Kansas, growing on dry slopes and prairies, flowering from May to August. Very close to R. acicularis but differing in its glabrous, not glandular leaflets, and to R. suffulta, which, however, has leaflets softly pilose beneath.
Book  (1984)  Page(s) 99.  Includes photo(s).
Rosa arkansana / Rosa arkansana T.C. Porter / syn Rosa Rydbergii Greene = Section des Cinnamomeae. USA: centre et ouest – introduit en 1715. Hauteur 50cm. Feuilles: 9 ou 11 folioles, 2,5 à 5cm de longueur, bords à dents aiguës. Fleurs: 3cm de diamètre. Inflorescences: corymbes paniculés. Fruits: 1,5cm d’épaisseur. C’est une véritable curiosité végétale…
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