Family, Rose. Color, white. Leaves, 3 to 5-pinnately divided, on bristly petioles, the side leaflets sessile, downy underneath. Calyx, sticky, bristly. Petals, 5, soon falling. Flowers, in terminal or axillary long - pedicelled clusters. Stem and branches covered with rigid prickles. Fruit, red, composed of round, small, edible drupes, mounted on a spongy receptacle, from which, later, they fall. 3 feet high or less. May and July. Fruit ripe in August and September.