Small pink flowers with glandular-hairy stalks. Sepals strongly reflexed, glandular, simple and lobed. Falling before fruit ripens. Hips with some stalked glands.
Leaves usually hairless above, glandular beneath. Arching stems.
Hedges, river banks, forestry rides. Southern half Ireland, mainly counties Cork, Waterford, Wexford.
Identification: Paul Green, Co.Wexford
Small-flowered Sweet-briar. County Waterford