The biological name of this flower is Rosa canina.
The flower has five petals that make the diameter up to 6 centimeters.
The flower ranges in color from pink to white. Normally, they are pale pink but they can also be either white or deep pink.
The flower is native to northwestern regions of Africa, Europe, and western Asia.
Dog rose is the national flower of Romania.
The National flower is a rose species which is a wild one. It is a climbing plant which is deciduous in nature and is a shrub. The plant has antioxidants in it which make it good for usage in different syrups. The plant also has some historical value as it was grown during the Second World War. During that time, the flower was grown in victory gardens. Today, it can be found in the country along the coastlines. There are various cultivars of this flower and all of them, except one, have prickles.
Dog rose has been used in Austrian medicine for making medication against viral infections and to treat kidney disorders, it was also used for the treatment of urinary tract infections.
The flower not used for art or ornamental purposes.