Rosa rubiginosa | Wild Rose | Common Sweet Briar | Double White Hip | 20_Seeds

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These seeds were collected from Rosa rubiginosa, also known as Wild Rose, Common Sweet-Briar, and Double White Hip. The fruit from this plant tastes the sweetest after the first frost. It is used to make jams and jellies, as well as tea. The white section of the petal is removed and the remaining part is used in confectionary deserts. Rosa in general are larval host plants for the Columbia silkmoth, Western sheepmoth, and the Grizzled Skipper, Coral Hairstreak, and the Two-banded Checkered-Skipper butterflies. They are also a food source for the Baltimore Checkerspot, and Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 11.