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Rosa multiflora

A cluster of multiflora rose fruit.

Close-up of multiflora rose fruit.

Multiflora rose habit.

  • The genus Multiflora means 'many flowered'.

  • Multiflora rose is sometimes used as rootstock for propagating other roses.

  • In the 1960's, the Virginia Department of Highways planted multiflora rose in interstate medians as a means of reducing headlight glare and as a crash barrier.