Also called baby rose, Japanese rose, many-flowered rose, seven-sisters rose and Eijitsu rose.   Also called a bramble, as are its sister-species in 🌹︎ rose  genus Rosa, and its cousin-species in sister-genus 🍇︎ blackberry/raspberry  genus Rubus — all with ⍋⍋⍋⍋ many prickles along their stems.

Part of 🌹︎ rose  genus Rosa in 🌹︎ rose  family Rosaceae in 🍎︎ apple / 🍇︎ berry / buckthorn / elm / hemp / 🌹︎ rose  order Rosales.

Native to eastern Asia.   🗺 Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (color key).   Invasive > learn+quiz Invasive > 🌐︎ global Invasive > 🌐︎ various Invasive > 🇨🇦 🇺🇸 Canada+USA Invasive > report it! Invasive > 🇺🇸 USA Invasive > Michigan

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)
  On No-Planting List by Seneca Nation of Indians SNI.  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (pages 59 and 64)

This plant is known to be a host for (in areas where invasive) 🐝︎ spotted lanternfly (SLF)  Lycorma delicatula.

Native alternatives (Missouri Botanical Garden).   And a buddy of ours JG recommends alternative pricklyash  Zanthoxylum americanum.

Learn more about multiflora rose Rosa multiflora

Treatment methods and timing (40–45°N lat.)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file Management and Control (Wisconsin)  Adobe Acrobat Reader file Control and Alternatives (Maryland).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 4)
Biological Control in Eastern USA  Adobe Acrobat Reader file (page 273)   These and other sources describe investigations on controlling this plant via rose rosette disease RRD, a virus transmitted by the 🕷 eriophyid mite  Phyllocoptes fructiphilus.   I have also heard of controlling this plant using ⚶🐐︎ prescribed browsing / goatscaping.

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