Invasive SpeciesMultiflora rose

Rosa multiflora
FOUND by christinev
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Field Notes
Some sites in the vicinity had recently been mowed, but there were some shrubs that were undisturbed. I was curious what species were there, and if there were invasives in that undisturbed clump.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
There were small, pea-sized rose hips. This is one way to tell multiflora rose apart from other rose species.
Photo of my evidence.
The leaf is compound pinnate with about 7 leaflets. This helps me know it is a rose species. The fringed stipule helps me differentiate it as multiflora rose.
Photo of my evidence.
Here is a better photo of the fringed stipule.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Rosa multiflora
Common name:
Multiflora rose
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 43.647450 °
W -70.260540 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Upland - Developed areas
Trip Information
Under the bridge downtown
Trip date: 
Wed, 2015-08-26 10:00
Town or city: 
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey


You are correct; you have found multiflora rose. Your photos do a great job of documenting the characteristics you were observing in the field; they're very clear, and show exactly what your words say.