Taxon  Report   8730    
Rosa multiflora  Thunb.
Multiflora rose
Rosa multiflora
© 2009 Barry Rice
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Rosa multiflora
© 2008 Jason E. Willand
Rosa multiflora
© 1998 Nick Kurzenko
Rosa multiflora, a dicot, is a shrub or vine that is not native to California.

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Rosa multiflora
© 2009 Barry Rice
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Rosa
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Rosa cathayensis
PLANTS: Rosa watsoniana
More information about  Rosa multiflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).