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Common name: River Rose, Dog Rose
Bauera rubioides Andrews APNI*
Description: Scrambling shrub to 2 m high, stems extensively branched.
Leaflets 5–15 mm long, 2–3 mm wide, broad-acute to acute with 4–10 teeth on each margin.
Flowers on pedicels > 5 mm long. Sepals 6–8, 3–4 mm long, toothed. Petals 6–8, 6–8 mm long, pink or occasionally white. Stamens 30–90, generally 50–60, cream-coloured.
Flowering: mostly spring to summer, although some flowering over most of the year.
Distribution and occurrence: Usually grows in wet and often shaded situations.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, CT, ST, NC, NT
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas. S.A.
Text by J Everett (1990)
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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