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Prairie Rose - Rosa arkansana


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Stems to 40 cm from rhizomes or horizontal roots, often partially dying back in winter, sparsely to densely covered with fine, straight to slightly curved prickles; those at nodes similar. Leaves with 7 to 11 narrowly elliptic leaflets, 1–4 cm long, glabrate above, pubescent beneath and on rachis. Flowers 1 to 4 in a corymb; hypanthium glabrous, 4–5 mm wide; sepals 12–15 mm long, usually stipitate-glandular, spreading, persistent in fruit; petals 15–25 mm long. Hip globose, 8–15 mm long, purplish-red (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to MB south to NM, TX and MO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 47

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Prairie Rose — Rosa arkansana.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from