What Is the Scientific Classification of a Rose Flower?

All roses are part of the Rosaceae family, which is broad enough to contain not only archetypal roses like the red long stem variety, but also "non-roses" such as the apple tree.

Keywords: Rose, Rosaceae, Rosa

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T.M. Samuels has been a freelance writer since 1993. She has published works in "Arthritis Today," "Alabama Living" and "Mature Years," and is the author of a gardening book. Samuels studied pre-medicine at Berry College.