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Nootka Rose - Rosa nutkana


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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General Description
Stems 50–150 cm, with paired, large, hooked, nodal prickles, otherwise sparsely prickly. Leaves with 5 to 7, elliptic leaflets, 2–5 cm long; the rachis glandular, often puberulent. Flowers usually solitary at tips of new twigs; hypanthium glabrous to minutely glandular, 5–9 mm wide; sepals 15–35 mm long, glabrous to pubescent, usually stipitate-glandular, persistent, dilated at the tip; petals 20–35 mm long. Hip globose, red to purple, 12–20 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety hispida Fernald.

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC, MT south to CA, OR, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 14

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Habitat
Open forest, thickets, often along streams, ponds, lakes; montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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