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Nootka Rose

Rosa nutkana



First Noted by Expedition
June 10, 1806, on the Weippe Prairie, Idaho.
 

Description
A thorny shrub with pale pink flowers, the largest (often only) thorns in pairs near leaf stalks. Flowers 2-3 in (5-7.5 cm) wide. Fruit: berrylike, 0.5-0.8 in (1.3-2 cm) long, round, smooth, reddish-purple. Height: 2-13 ft (0.6-4 m).
 

Habitat
Woods and open places in the mountains.
 

Range
Alaska to northern California, northeastern Oregon, northern Utah, and Colorado.
 

Note
Species information from enature.com
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