Rosa canina Linnaeus 1753 (Family Rosaceae)


Plant

Bark

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: <5 m, Age: <30 yr
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - July (Earliest: 30.5)

Protective Chemicals
Flavonoids Catechin, Cyanidin, Eriodictyol, Phloridzin,
Quercetin, Rutin, Taxifolin
Other Phenolics Gallic Acid, Tannins
Other Acids Ascorbic, Citric, Linoleic, Linolenic, Malic, Oleic

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Flower Visitors:
Several Apidae

Eristalis interrupta

Syritta pipiens

Siphona cristata

Lamiogethes pedicularius

Paracorymbia maculicornis
Parasites:
Diplocarpon rosae

Sphaerulina rehmiana

Phragmidium mucronatum

Coleophora potentillae

Stigmella aurella

Agromyza idaeiana

Anthonomus rubi Larva
(Flower Gall)

Diplolepis eglanteriae
Herbivores:
Pyrgus malvae Larva

Many Geometridae

Many Noctuidae

Several Notodontidae

Many Tortricidae

Orgyia antiqua

Incurvaria masculella Larva

Many Tenthredinidae

Arge gracilicornis Larva

Pamphilius balteatus Larva

Several Curculionidae

Clytra laeviuscula

Clytra quadripunctata

Agrilus cyanescens

Phyllopertha horticola
Sapivores:
Several Aphididae

Several Cicadellidae

Atractotomus mali

Lygocoris pabulinus

Thrips fuscipennis
Xylophages:
Magdalis cerasi Larva
(Wood Borer)

Magdalis ruficornis Larva (Wood Borer)

Obrium cantharinum Larva

Tetrops praeustus Larva
(Wood Borer)
Florivores:
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata Larva

Protaetia cuprea

Meligethes flavimanus Larva
Frugivores:
Meles meles
Leaf Cutters:
Megachile centuncularis
Lichens:
Physcia tenella

Xanthoria parietina
Nests:
Lanius collurio

Pemphredon lethifer

Hylaeus pictipes

Megachile versicolor
Wood Decomposers:
Tetrops praeustus Larva

Angiosperm Generalists

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Dog Rose


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