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The Alpine or Montane rose is a deciduous shrub, climbing, and often growing in a shade of other trees. It is practically thornless and possess a strong agreable fragrance. Leaves are pinnate leaves, with 7 to 11 leaflets. Flowers are pinkish, becoming paler toward the centre, and are followed by showy red oval orange-red hips, pointing downwards.
Found on a mixed forest, in hills on slopes of Jura mountain range.
This rose can be easily confused with the Gallic rose, Rosa gallica (here is one of my previous spottings of Gallic rose: https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/12...) bear uniformly coloured pink flowers, slightly larger; and sports pinnate leaves composed of 3 to 7 leaflets (7 to 11 for Alpine rose).