Although no particular species of the wild rose was specified the wild prairie rose is commonly cited as iowa s official state flower. The wild rose was adopted as the state flower of iowa in 1897.
Relicta rosa alcea greene rosa conjuncta rydb rosa relicta erlanson and rosa suffulta greene.
Iowa state flower. Specified in iowa code title i chapter ib. Although no particular species was designated by the iowa legislature the wild prairie rose rosa pratincola is usually cited as the official flower. Rosa pratincola is most often used.
Carduelis tristis 1933. The state flower of iowa is the wild rose as designated by the state legislature in 1887. Iowa state flowers the wild rose became the official iowa state flower in 1897.
Synonymsw of the wild prairie rose are rosa pratincola. Suffulta and rosa suffulta var. No one species is established by the legislature but the wild prairie rose rosa arkansana synonym.