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North Dakota State Flower

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North Dakota State Flower: Wild prairie rose

Scientific Name: Rosa blanda

State Flower Description: The Wild Prairie Rose has five pink petals with clusters of yellow stamens in the center of the flower. The Wild Prairie Rose flowers are about 2 inches broad and very fragrant. The five petals on the Wild Prairie Rose's colors range from pink to white. The Wild Prairie Rose bloom in groups at ends of branches.

Where It's Found: The Wild Prairie Rose grows along roadsides, in pastures, and in meadows in the United States. The Wild Prairie Rose is native in the areas between the Appalachian and Rocky Mountains from Canada south to New Mexico, Texas and Indiana.

North Dakota State Flower Dedication: 1907