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Dog rose

Rosa canina

Description:

Shrub with thorny branches, mostly 2-3 meter high. Pinnate leaves with toothed rims.

Habitat:

Often grown as hedges along fields.

Notes:

The fruit is known for its high vitamin C content and is used to make syrup, tea and marmalade.

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Meik Meißner
Spotted by
Meik Meißner

Schönstedt, Freistaat Thüringen, Germany

Lat: 51.50, Long: 9.97

Spotted on Oct 17, 2011
Submitted on Oct 19, 2011

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