Details of this species in Alabama
Source: USDA NRCS, 2008; EDDMapS, 2008; TNC, 2008; ALIPC, undated
Introduction: Intentional (probably)
Species Notes for this Location:
Macartney rose (Rosa bracteata) is present in Alabama counties: Morgan, Calhoun, Talladega, Tuscaloosa, Greene, Hale, Sumter, Marengo, Perry, Dallas, Wilcox, Lowndes, Elmore, Montgomery, Bullock, Crenshaw, Pike, Bullock, Barbour, Dale, Conecuh, and Mobile (EDDMapS, 2008). Please follow this link for a counties distributional map of Rosa bracteata in the state of Alabama (USDA NRCS 2008).
Management Notes for this Location:
The Nature Conservancy recomends preventative measures such as gardening with only native plants, practicing caution when hiking, boating, and traveling, and being careful not release non-native species into the wild to Alabama residents (TNC, 2008).
Agricultural: Macartney rose (Rosa bracteata) forms impenetrable thickets ruin grazing pastures (ALIPC, undated).
Competition: Macartney rose (Rosa bracteata) displaces native species in Alabama (ALIPC, undated).
Last Modified: 5/06/2008 12:36:19 p.m.