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#250 Wild Rose

Wild Rose

Wild Rose on Cantilever Point, Friday Harbor, WA. San Juan Islands.

Wild roses grow in Asia, Europe and North America.   It is a deciduous shrub and grows up to 4 feet tall.  The fruit of the wild rose — rose hips — can be harvested for jams, jellies teas and even wine.  Rose hip soup, nyponsoppa, is very popular in Sweden.

photographer: Charlene L. Amsden

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2 Responses to “#250 Wild Rose”

  1. Nicole says:

    What a sweet Beauty.
    I love the vibrant yet soft colours here.

  2. quilly says:

    Thanks — I thought the rose in the sunlight and the leaves in shadow was very striking. I am so pleased (and surprised) thiat this came out the way I envisioned it.