Shining Rose (New England Rose)
Shining rose is a species of special concern in Connecticut.
- Family: rose (Rosaceae)
- Habitat: bogs, swamps, wet thickets
- Height: 1-3 feet
- Flower size: 2 inches across
- Flower color: pink
- Flowering time: June to September
- Origin: native
Identifying marks for shining rose include the dense prickles on the stems and the glossy leaves.