Sunday Quiz – A Rose By Any Other Name – The Answers

Dear Readers, congratulations to FEARN who got 15 out of 15 correct – give that woman a gold star! No other takers for the quiz this week, but I guess it’s the holiday season :-).

1) d) Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria)

2) f) Tormentil (Potentilla erecta)


3) h) Wild Strawberry (Fragaria vesca)

4) j) Herb Bennet (Geum urbanum)

5)k) Great Burnet (Sanguisorba officinalis)

6)b) Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis)

Photo Two by © Copyright Richard Webb and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

7)  Pirri-pirri burr (Acaena novae-zelandiae)

8)l) Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa)

9) i) Crab Apple (Malus sylvestris)

10) o) Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna)

11)n) Whitebeam (Sorbus aria)

12) a) Dog Rose (Rosa canina)

13) e) Cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus)

14) c) Bramble (Rubus fruticosus)

15) g) Wall Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster horizontalis)

3 thoughts on “Sunday Quiz – A Rose By Any Other Name – The Answers

  1. Anne

    Thank you for the answers – I see I would have guessed four of them correctly! What a variety there are in this family.

    1. Bug Woman

      Indeed, from Australia or New Zealand, and it apparently arrived in fleeces from one of those countries. Locally very common though I’ve never seen it around here.


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