Finland has banned the sale and import of wild dog-rose.
In Finland, the ban on the sale and import of wrinkled wild rose (Rosa rugosa) has entered into force in early June. This was reported on the website of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of the country.
The report stressed that the ban on wild rose came into force after a three-year transition period. Clarifies that the plant is listed as harmful.
Moreover, the Finnish authorities also banned the purchase, maintenance and sale of a hybrid of a wolf and a dog — a wolffish.
«The purpose of the ban is to preserve the genetic purity of the wolf,» — noted in the department.