Dahurian wild rose (Rosa davurica)

Dmitry Poltavsky - Rosa davurica

Rosa davurica (also known as Amur rose) is a deciduous wild rose growing to 1.5 m, which mainly grows in sunny places along forest edges, grassy hills, and glades at altitudes from 400 to 2500 m. Dahurian rose fruit, called Cimeiguo in Chinese, is a very rich source of vitamins and minerals, especially in vitamins A, C and E, flavanoids and other bio-active compounds.