Common name: prickly wild rose, bristly rose, wild rose, Arctic rose,
Rosa acicularis is a rose native to the northern regions of the world, including Canada. It blooms in late spring and has pink flowers. Our specimens are located in the bed with the David Marshall sculptures by the Plaza. It is the rose featured on the Alberta license plate. Garden Story.
Photos taken in the Garden May 28, 2021
License plate by Doktorrob at English Wikipedia, via Wikimedia Commons