Scientific Name: Rosa woodsii Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:native rose, Wood's rose Texture:Medium
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Twiggy, Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, B.C. east of Cascades, U.S. - northwest, U.S. - southwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Odd-pinnate, Obovate, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, Pink, May- Jun
Fruit: Achene, Aggregate fruit, Edible, (Accessory tissue), Red, Sep, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
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Landscape Uses: Native planting, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features:Low to medium shrub, 0.5-2 m tall, spreading by rhizomes and sometimes thicket-forming; stems spindly to stout, erect to spreading, usually with a pair of straight or slightly curved prickles near the base of the leaves, often with weak internodal prickles or bristles especially on young shoots; mature stems reddish- to greyish-brown; leaflets 1.5-5 cm long, short- or glandular-hairy to smooth beneath, coarsely single-toothed, the teeth not gland-tipped; inflorescence of 1 to 5 stalked flowers in a small, short cluster at the end of a lateral branchlet; corollas pink, saucer-shaped, rather small (3-5 cm across), the petals 5, 12-25 mm long; calyces 5-lobed, the lobes lanceolate, long-tapering and narrowing then flaring below the tip, 10-20 mm long; fruits are achenes, numerous, stiffly long-hairy on one side, enclosed by fleshy accessory tissue, which ripens into a dark red, globe-shaped to ellipsoid hip 6-12 mm long. (Source: E-Flora BC)