Latin name: Rosa blanda Aiton
Botanical family: Rosaceae
Growth habit: Shrub
Vernacular name(s): wild rose (Eng.)
rosier inerme, rosier sauvage, églantier (Fr.)
o'ginik (Ojibwa)
Used to prevent scurvy [55].
Roots :Infusion in lukewarm water applied to inflamed eyes [Ojibwa 84].
Fruits :Skin used for stomach trouble and indigestion [Ojibwa 87].
Flowers :Powdered and used to relieve heart-burn [Ojibwa 87].