Rosaceae - rose family
Species that grow without cultivation on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 15 July 2018)


Rosaceae - rose family
[information to be added]

Mount Desert Island is home to 60 species in 19 genera. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Amelanchier (7 species)
      Amelanchier arborea - downy shadbush (occasional [see note 1 at bottom of page])
      Amelanchier bartramiana - mountain shadbush (uncommon)
      Amelanchier canadensis - eastern shadbush (occasional)
      Amelanchier intermedia - intermediate shadbush (occasional)
      Amelanchier laevis - smooth shadbush (common)
      Amelanchier nantucketensis - Nantucket shadbush (rare)
      Amelanchier spicata - dwarf shadbush (occasional)
   Argentina (1 species)
      Argentina egedii - Pacific silverweed (occasional)
   Aronia (2 species)
      Aronia floribunda - purple chokeberry (occasional)
      Aronia melanocarpa - black chokeberry (common)
   Aruncus (1 species)
      Aruncus dioicus - goat's beard (uncommon)
   Comarum (1 species)
      Comarum palustre - marsh-cinquefoil (rare)
   Crataegus (6 species)
      Crataegus crus-galli - cockspur hawthorn (uncommon)
      Crataegus jonesiae - Miss Jones' hawthorn (uncommon)
      Crataegus keepii - Keep's hawthorn (rare)
      Crataegus macracantha - long-thorned hawthorn (rare)
      Crataegus macrosperma - large-seeded hawthorn (uncommon)
      Crataegus monogyna - one-seeded hawthorn (occasional)
   Dasiphora (1 species)
      Dasiphora floribunda - shrubby-cinquefoil (rare)
   Fragaria (1 species)
      Fragaria virginiana - common strawberry (common)
   Geum (3 species)
      Geum aleppicum - yellow avens (rare)
      Geum canadense - white avens (uncommon)
      Geum rivale - water avens (uncommon)
   Malus (2 species)
      Malus pumila - cultivated apple (occasional)
      Malus sieboldii - Toringo crab apple (uncommon)
   Physocarpus (1 species)
      Physocarpus opulifolius - Atlantic ninebark (occasional)
   Potentilla (4 species)
      Potentilla argentea - silver-leaved cinquefoil (occasional)
      Potentilla norvegica - Norwegian cinquefoil (common)
      Potentilla recta - sulphur cinquefoil (uncommon)
      Potentilla simplex - old-field cinquefoil (common)
   Prunus (4 species)
      Prunus pensylvanica - pin cherry (common)
      Prunus pumila - dwarf sand plum (rare)
      Prunus serotina - black cherry (rare)
      Prunus virginiana - choke cherry (common)
   Rosa (9 species)
      Rosa canina - dog rose (occasional)
      Rosa carolina - Carolina rose (occasional)
      Rosa multiflora - rambler rose (uncommon)
      Rosa nitida - shining rose (occasional)
      Rosa palustris - swamp rose (uncommon)
      Rosa rugosa - beach rose (occasional)
      Rosa setigera - climbing rose (uncommon)
      Rosa spinosissima - Scotch rose (uncommon)
      Rosa virginiana - Virginia rose (common)
   Rubus (10 species)
      Rubus allegheniensis - common blackberry (occasional)
      Rubus canadensis - smooth blackberry (uncommon)
      Rubus chamaemorus - baked-apple-berry (rare)
      Rubus dalibarda - dewdrop (occasional)
      Rubus flagellaris - northern blackberry (uncommon)
      Rubus hispidus - bristly blackberry (occasional)
      Rubus idaeus - red raspberry (common)
      Rubus odoratus - flowering raspberry (uncommon)
      Rubus pubescens - dwarf raspberry (occasional)
      Rubus recurvicaulis - arching blackberry (uncommon)
   Sibbaldia (1 species)
      Sibbaldia tridentata - three-toothed-cinquefoil (common)
   Sorbaria (1 species)
      Sorbaria sorbifolia - false spiraea (uncommon)
   Sorbus (3 species)
      Sorbus americana - American mountain-ash (occasional)
      Sorbus aucuparia - European mountain-ash (occasional)
      Sorbus decora - showy mountain-ash (occasional)
   Spiraea (2 species)
      Spiraea alba - white meadowsweet (common)
      Spiraea tomentosa - rosy meadowsweet (occasional)






Amelanchier (shadbush)
[information to be added]

Amelanchier arborea (downy shadbush) - [information to be added]

Amelanchier bartramiana (mountain shadbush) - [information to be added]

Amelanchier canadensis (eastern shadbush) - [information to be added]

Amelanchier intermedia (intermediate shadbush) - [information to be added]

Amelanchier laevis (smooth shadbush) - [information to be added]

Amelanchier nantucketensis (Nantucket shadbush) - [information to be added]

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Amelanchier spicata (dwarf shadbush) - [information to be added]


Argentina (silverweed)
[information to be added]

Argentina egedii (Pacific silverweed) - [information to be added]


Aronia (chokeberry)
[information to be added]

Aronia floribunda (purple chokeberry) - [information to be added]

Aronia melanocarpa (black chokeberry) - [information to be added]
      
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Aruncus (goat's beard)
[information to be added]

Aruncus dioicus (goat's beard) - [information to be added]


Comarum (marsh-cinquefoil)
[information to be added]

Comarum palustre (marsh-cinquefoil) - [information to be added]


Crataegus (hawthorn)
[information to be added]

Crataegus crus-galli (cockspur hawthorn) - [information to be added]

Crataegus jonesiae (Miss Jones' hawthorn) - This species was named for Beatrix Jones, later Beatrix Farrand.

Crataegus keepii (Keep's hawthorn) - [information to be added]

Crataegus macracantha (long-thorned hawthorn) - [information to be added]

Crataegus macrosperma (large-seeded hawthorn) - [information to be added]

Crataegus monogyna (one-seeded hawthorn) - [information to be added]

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Dasiphora (shrubby-cinquefoil)
[information to be added]

Dasiphora floribunda (shrubby-cinquefoil) - [information to be added]

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Fragaria (strawberry)
[information to be added]

Fragaria virginiana (common strawberry) - [information to be added]

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Geum (avens)
[information to be added]

Geum aleppicum (yellow avens) - [information to be added]

Geum canadense (white avens) - [information to be added]

Geum rivale (water avens) - [information to be added]


Malus (apple)
[information to be added]

Malus pumila (cultivated apple) - [information to be added]

Malus sieboldii (Toringo crab apple) - [information to be added]


Physocarpus (ninebark)
[information to be added]

Physocarpus opulifolius (Atlantic ninebark) - [information to be added]

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Potentilla (cinquefoil)
[information to be added]

Potentilla argentea (silver-leaved cinquefoil) - [information to be added]

Potentilla norvegica (Norwegian cinquefoil) - [information to be added]

Potentilla recta (sulphur cinquefoil) - [information to be added]

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Potentilla simplex (old-field cinquefoil) - [information to be added]

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Prunus (cherry)
[information to be added]

Prunus pensylvanica (pin cherry) - [information to be added]
   
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Prunus pumila (dwarf sand plum) - [information to be added]

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Prunus serotina (black cherry) - [information to be added]
   
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Prunus virginiana (choke cherry) - [information to be added]
   
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Rosa (rose)
[information to be added]

Rosa canina (dog rose) - [information to be added]
   
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Rosa carolina (Carolina rose) - [information to be added]

Rosa multiflora (rambler rose) - [information to be added]

Rosa nitida (shining rose) - [information to be added]

Rosa palustris (swamp rose) - [information to be added]

Rosa rugosa (beach rose) - [information to be added]

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Rosa setigera (climbing rose) - [information to be added]

Rosa spinosissima (Scotch rose) - [information to be added]

Rosa virginiana (Virginia rose) - [information to be added]


Rubus (blackberry, raspberry)
[information to be added]

Rubus allgheniensis (common blackberry) - [information to be added]
      
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Rubus canadensis (smooth blackberry) - [information to be added]

Rubus chamaemorus (baked-apple-berry) - [information to be added]

(click on image to enlarge)

Rubus dalibarda (dewdrop) - [information to be added]

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Rubus elegantulus (showy blackberry) - [information to be added]

Rubus flagellaris (northern blackberry) - [information to be added]

Rubus hispidus (bristly blackberry) - [information to be added]

Rubus idaeus (red raspberry) - [information to be added]

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Rubus odoratus (flowering raspberry) - [information to be added]
   
(click on an image to enlarge)

Rubus pubescens (dwarf raspberry) - [information to be added]

Rubus recurvicaulis (arching blackberry) - [information to be added]


Sibbaldia (three-toothed-cinquefoil)
[information to be added]

Sibbaldia tridentata (three-toothed-cinquefoil) - [information to be added]

(click on image to enlarge)


Sorbaria (false spiraea)
[information to be added]

Sorbaria sorbifolia (false spiraea) - [information to be added]

(click on image to enlarge)


Sorbus (mountain-ash)
[information to be added]

Sorbus americana (American mountain-ash) - [information to be added]

Sorbus aucuparia (European mountain-ash) - [information to be added]

Sorbus decora (showy mountain-ash) - [information to be added]


Spiraea (meadow-sweet)
[information to be added]

Spiraea alba (white meadowsweet) - [information to be added]

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Spiraea tomentosa (rosy meadowsweet) - [information to be added]

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Note:
   1. Frequency designations are from the paper “Vascular flora of the Acadia National Park region, Maine” by Craig W. Greene, Linda L. Gregory, Glen H. Mittelhauser, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Weber, published in the spring 2005 issue (vol. 107, No. 930) of Rhodora: Journal of the New England Botanical Club.