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Swamp Rose

Swamp Rose

Common Name: Swamp Rose

Botanical Name: Rosa palustris

Plant Type: Shrub

Plant Size: 3-6 feet

Typical Bloom Time: May to June

Native throughout eastern North America, the swamp rose attracts butterflies and provides food and cover for birds. It features fragrant pink flowers.

Photo by Matthew Beziat

Park Locations

North Woods

Mid-Park at the Ravine from 101st to 110th Street