Rosa woodsii subsp. ultramontana

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Rosa woodsii subsp. ultramontana (S.Watson) Jeps.

Rosaceae

Life form: shrub

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade  

Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: elliptic

Division: imparipinnate

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: hip

63D / e981ab 

Inflorescence: corymb

Petals: single
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Rosanae
Ordo:
Rosales

Rosa woodsii subsp. ultramontana is a shrub.

Naming

Rosa woodsii subsp. ultramontana was already described and the name validly published by Sereno Watson. It was Roy Lewis Taylor and Bruce MacBryde, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1978.

Taxonomy

Rosa woodsii subsp. ultramontana is a subspecies in the genus Rosa which contains approximately 180 to 623 species and belongs to the family of the Rosaceae (Rose Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The shrubs reach heights of 50 to 300 centimetres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Rosa woodsii subsp. ultramontana is deciduous. The imparipinnate leaves are alternate. The elliptic leaflets are serrate and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Rosa woodsii subsp. ultramontana produces corymbs of pink five-stellate flowers from May to July.

The shrubs carry orange hips.

Root System

Distribution

Rosa woodsii subsp. ultramontana is native to British Columbia, the Northwest of the US, Montana, California and Nevada.

Cultivation

The shrubs prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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