||Forest edges, dunes, meadows
||Flowers are conspicuous, up to 3″ wide with single or a few flowered clusters. Five pink petals surround a central yellow disk supporting numerous stamens.
||Leaves are alternate, pinnately compound with 5-7 leaflets on a short, smooth stalk. Leaflets are oblong with toothed margins.
||Upper stems are smooth and thornless. Lower stems may have a few slender thorns. This is a low shrub. The fruit (rose hip) is dry, red, smooth oval and not poisonous.